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Election opinion: Malcolm Turnbull's poll position mirrors Robert Menzies

Courier Mail - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Yesterday's Newspoll might show the two-party-preferred vote unchanged at 51 to 49 per cent in Labor's favour (with Labor's already low primary vote slipping to just 36 points), but Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's rising popularity now sees him and ...

Jonathan Chancellor: Menzies's Talgai in Kew sells pre-auction

The Australian - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The former Kew home of the longest serving prime minister, Sir Robert Menzies, has been snapped up pre-auction having been listed with hopes of $4.5 million.
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'Game of Thrones' Season 6, Episode 6 Review: “Blood of My Blood”

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Jaime may have been relatively indifferent to his parental duties or ties while Robert Baratheon (Mark Addy) was alive and claiming Cersei's children as his own.

Derryn Hinch: From TV To Jail, To The Senate?

Huffington Post Australia - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The legendary broadcaster, with six decades as a journalist, has one of the most storied and controversial stories in Australian media.
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Forget the hunt for NBN leaker. Ask why desperate staff are leaking

The Age - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Incidentally, Labor initiated the Snowy scheme, too, but Robert Menzies at least kept it going. Labor planned to take fibre-optic cable, with huge increases in internet speed, right to the home or business.

Drug treatment center employee offered addict sex and drugs, lawsuit filed in St. Louis says - ‎8 hours ago‎
Menzies said ARCA is one of the leading clinics to use Vivitrol injections. Castro's online LinkedIn page says she stopped working at ARCA in November.
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John Howard not a fan of 'unstable' Donald Trump - ‎May 25, 2016‎
... the American alliance, they have a very open door on migration, and I don't think that's in Australian interests." Mr Howard is Australia's second-longest serving prime minister, after Sir Robert Menzies, and was in office from March 1996 to ...

Barnett seeks Turnbull 'greatness' on GST - ‎May 24, 2016‎
"Maybe Malcolm Turnbull will be the great prime minister that will do what John Howard did in introducing the GST, what (Sir Robert) Menzies understood about the Australian federation, so come on Malcolm, you can become a knight if you do it - Sir ...

WA Premier Colin Barnett calls on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to tackle GST carve-up

Perth Now - ‎May 25, 2016‎
“Maybe Malcolm Turnbull will be the great prime minister that will do what John Howard did in introducing the GST, what (Sir Robert) Menzies understood about the Australian federation, so come on Malcolm, you can become a knight if you do it - Sir ...
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Fairfax to Fairfax: Barnaby Joyce, Tony Windsor and the Great Nundle Dog Race

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The trivia night, with teams like the Go Go Gonskis and the Yes She Can, was compered by Senator Jenny McAllister. It raised more than $600.

Labor pulling further ahead of Coalition, new poll shows

The Guardian - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Bill Shorten visits Maningrida 500km east of Darwin on Friday. A new poll shows Labor is slowly pulling ahead of the Coalition. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian.

Vested interests are killing our capitalist democracy

The Australian Financial Review - ‎May 22, 2016‎
When he was a young member for the Victorian federal seat of Wannon, his campaigns were well furnished financially by a local committee of the Liberal Party.

Greens' leadership is living in a world of its own

The Australian - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Before the Greens existed, going back to Robert Menzies, Labor went last because it is the natural enemy of the Liberal Party.
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WTF! A secret deal that sees Abbott replace Turnbull in the Lodge?

Independent Australia - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Turnbull is no Robert Menzies or John Howard. He might have the style but lacks the drive and substance of a true leader. Described variously as wishy-washy, flaky, unfocussed, easily irritated by pesky interviewers and, at times looking completely ...

Federal election 2016: Darling River's history just dry argument

The Australian - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Robert McBride, whose family has owned the station since the 1940s, is furious. So much so that the nephew of a Menzies government minister has invited Greens leader Richard Di Natale to lunch on his property 45km south of Menindee, near Broken Hill.

Comment: Environment debate fails to ignite confidence

SBS - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The Australian Conservation Foundation's first president was Sir Garfield Barwick, a leading minister in a Liberal Government.

The dark horse: Kevin Andrews and modern Australia

On Line opinion - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The Minister of Defence and veteran of the Howard government Kevin Andrews stood for the position of deputy with no prospect of victory but to demonstrate the existence of a strong conservative core in the party of Robert Menzies. Kevin Andrews is not ...

Federal election 2016: handouts will only confirm victimhood

The Australian - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Even Tony Abbott's adoption of Robert Menzies' 1940s distinction between lifters and leaners was criticised as insensitive.
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Australian election 2016: Tony Burke accuses Coalition of 'making up' Labor policies – politics live

The Guardian - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Robert Menzies staged a triumphal return to the prime ministership in 1949 after being rejected by his colleagues in 1941. Abbott knows these parallels better than most.

58th Annual Autumn Blue Ribbon Sale

Braidwood Times - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Picture are Dick, Robert, Guy and Sam. ... Highlights of the sale of sale of Steers were: RC & D Grant sold a pen of 47 Angus steers weighting 347kg $1170.00; Krawarree past co sold a pen of 18 angus steers weighting 366kg $1130.00; RTR & NE Royds sold ...