TITLE

Done like a dinner

AUTHOR(S)
Wright, Tony; Daley, Paul
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Bulletin with Newsweek;3/13/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6560, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a political trouble that Kevin Rudd, leader of the Australian Labor Party, is facing. Whatever Rudd might have hoped to get from his famed meetings with Brian Burke, former premier, it was not worth the trouble it has now caused him. When the labor caucus voted for a new leader recently, Rudd received only two votes from Western Australia's nine labor members and senators. One of them was Graham Edwards, the Member for Cowan.
ACCESSION #
24422549

 

Related Articles

  • Honest politics. Lehmann, John // Bulletin with Newsweek;3/13/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6560, p6 

    The article presents information related to the idea of a clean election by Kevin Rudd, leader of the Australian Labor Party. It is likely that in an honesty election, political truths would turn out to be as vexed as election promises. Rudd says that he cannot recall if there were discussions...

  • When it comes to work and welfare, market rules Labor's roost. Williams, Luke // Eureka Street;5/31/2013, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p22 

    The article analyzes the role of Australian Labor Party (ALP) in shaping the work and welfare of the Australians. Kevin Michael Rudd Prime Minister of Australia and the Leader of the Labor Party, believes that ALP values can only be achieved with new structural savings that will maintain the...

  • The Rudd to rack and ruin. Oakes, Laurie // Bulletin with Newsweek;3/13/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6560, p14 

    The article informs that Peter Costello, the Australian treasurer, may cause some political problems for Kevin Rudd, leader of the Labor Party. The alliance of Rudd with Brian Burke, former premier, was a minor issue going nowhere, until Costello got involved. Costello's ruthless attacks on the...

  • Cuts and bruises. Hammer, Chris // Bulletin with Newsweek;1/29/2008, Vol. 126 Issue 6705, p14 

    The author reflects on the possible challenges that Australian Labor Party leader and Prime Minister Kevin Rudd will face in light of his promises during the December 2007 elections. According to him, Rudd must deal with economic and political issues faced by the nation, which include the tax...

  • Boy in the BUBBLE. Daley, Paul // Bulletin with Newsweek;2/13/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6556, p22 

    The article focuses on Kevin Rudd, the Labor Party's prime ministerial candidate in the 2007 federal election in Australia. The Party chose Rudd ahead of political heavyweight Kim Beazley to lead it in 2007 with a sense of optimism that had eluded them for much of the past decade. However, it...

  • Why Labor's leadership ballot won't change anything. RAINFORD, JOHN // Green Left Weekly;9/25/2013, Issue 982, p3 

    The author reports that Kevin Rudd, the Australian Labor Party (ALP)thanked the Party for electing him as the leader in June 2013 and proposed that Labor leaders should be elected by ballot of both the caucus and the party's rank-and-file members.

  • An American's View of the Australian Elections. Plate, Tom // San Diego Business Journal;12/3/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 49, p43 

    The author reflects on the Australian elections. He argued that there are no guarantees in a parliamentary system of government. He noted that Prime Minister Kevin Rudd comes to the world stage as quality goods since he knows his economics and politics. He believed that Rudd can be of greatest...

  • Workers hungry for alternative to Labor. Boyle, Peter // Green Left Weekly;8/12/2009, Issue 806, p7 

    In this article the author discusses the rank-and-file building workers dissatisfaction concerning the promise of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Labor government to eliminate the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) of the Howard government during the Australian Labor Party (ALP)...

  • WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE LABOR PARTY? Muscat, John // Quadrant Magazine;Jan2010, Vol. 54 Issue 1/2, p39 

    The author talks about the Australian Labor Party (ALP) which has ceased to exist. He mentions the move made by Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to end a practice related to the election of the ministry. The author also talks about the ALP national conference that was held in July 2009 and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics