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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 ...
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John Howard not a fan of 'unstable' Donald Trump - ‎13 hours ago‎
... 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 ...

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

Huffington Post Australia - ‎20 hours ago‎
The legendary broadcaster, with six decades as a journalist, has one of the most storied and controversial stories in Australian media.

McKell Cup a reminder of racing history and one which should not be lost

Brisbane Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Mover and shaker: Sir William McKell, right, with Sir Robert Menzies. Punters hooted and jeered during the presentation speech by McKell, a former NSW premier and Governor General, but he didn't hesitate nor miss a word.

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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WTF! A secret deal that sees Abbott replace Turnbull in the Lodge?

Independent Australia - ‎22 hours ago‎
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 ...
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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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Round seven sees plenty of action at the Apsley speedway

Naracoorte Herald - ‎May 24, 2016‎
A special thanks to the Menzies Hotel in Dergholm for donating two $20 vouchers, happily received by Sony Delegasp for winning the 10 lap event.

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 ...

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.

lights, camera...turn the page

The Hindu - ‎11 hours ago‎
Christopher Plummer as Captain von Trapp. Charmian Carr as Liesl. Nicholas Hammond as Friedrich. Heather Menzies as Louisa.

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.

Strewth: matter of import for Peter Dutton

The Australian - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Dennis Jensen came from South Africa, Larissa Waters from Canada, Dio Wang from China, and Andrew Nikolic - the man with arguably the most expressive eyebrows since Robert Menzies' face pelts - from Serbia. Iran gave us Sam Dastyari, though we ...

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.

Remembering the lost art of the great political campaign

The Australian Financial Review - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Someone from the front row of a noisy campaign meeting in the Gippsland town of Wonthaggi yelled out: "Tell us all you know, Bob.
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Federal election 2016: conservatives show disunity doesn't mean death

The Australian - ‎May 13, 2016‎
As I document in my book Santamaria: A Most Unusual Man (MUP, 2015), in the early 1970s Liberal Party founder Robert Menzies grew disillusioned with his successors William McMahon and Bill Snedden. Menzies told the Catholic anti-communist operative ...
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Court round-up: Latest convictions at Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Chesterfield magistrates' courts

The Star - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Robert Menzies: 50, of Firview Gardens, Pitsmoor, drug possession, £110 fine, £85 costs. Leon Salmons: 18, of Dobcroft Avenue, Millhouses, drug possession, community order with rehabilitation activity requirement.