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Dealing with the red-green faction of the Liberal Party

In the poll showcased by Sinclair, this was the tally that mattered. So far as Coalition voters are concerned: Abbott 41% / Turnbull 21%. Among Coalition voters, the split thus is 66.1% Abbott and 33.9% Turnbull. 218 more words

Politics - Australian

Australia's supply side revolution

I don’t mean to be pedantic – well I guess I do mean to be pedantic – but the problem with bracket creep has nothing to do with whether the economy will recover. 195 more words

Economic Theory And Policy

Budget 2015: Peter Costello Returns As Federal Treasurer - Country Now To Be Run By Abbott And Costello

Joe Hockey has been sacked as the Federal Treasurer, effective immediately.

The decision follows growing discontent from Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Peta Credlin and the joint Coalition party room over Mr Hockey’s failure balance the budget.  322 more words

The UnAustralian

Peter Costello Declares: 'I Could Have Been Queen Of England!'

Former treasurer and serial smirker Peter Costello has told The (un)Australian in a soon to be published interview piece, that, had circumstances been different, he would have been declared the Queen of England. 203 more words

The UnAustralian

I once heard a Christian leader say that one of the reasons for reading the Bible is it speaks to us from a different time and a different culture.

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My book launch

There will be few moments in my life as exquisite as Wednesday when Peter Costello* came up to the University to launch the second edition… 819 more words

Economic Theory And Policy

The good, the bad and the strange: this week in politics

The Political Weekly: A fun summary of the key things that happened in politics this week.

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