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Lynton Crosby: the man who really won the election for the Tories

Lynton Crosby: the man who really won the election for the Tories | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
There were several critics from within the Conservative party of how the secretive Australian was masterminding their campaign. Not any more
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The two-party system is in decline. Can social entrepreneurs develop a viable alternative?

The two-party system is in decline. Can social entrepreneurs develop a viable alternative? | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
The decline of the once formidable two party system in Australia continues. Last September, the duopoly polled 66% of the vote in the Senate and won 87% of the seats. On Saturday, the duopoly polled 55% of the vote and won 66% of the seats.



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Defence chief General David Hurley ‘alarmed’ over PUP senator-elect Jacqui Lambie’s criticism of military

Defence chief General David Hurley ‘alarmed’ over PUP senator-elect Jacqui Lambie’s criticism of military | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIA’S  top-ranking officer, defence chief General David Hurley, has warned Tasmanian senator-elect and former soldier Jacqui Lambie against using the media to criticise the military.
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The Grattan Institute thinks the government can save $37 billion: It offers 20 ways to balance the books

The Grattan Institute thinks the government can save $37 billion: It offers 20 ways to balance the books | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
Broadening the GST, raising the age of access to superannuation and requiring wealthy retirees to draw down some of the value of their homes before accessing the age pension are three of 20 measures proposed by the Grattan Institute to tackle what...
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Meet Objective-Based Ad Buys: Facebook's New Consultative Ad Dashboard

Meet Objective-Based Ad Buys: Facebook's New Consultative Ad Dashboard | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
Learn how Facebook's new objective-based ad reporting works.
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Mobile downloads double in 12 months

Downloads on mobile devices in Australia doubled over the last 12 months, figures show, as more people embraced smartphones and 4G networks.
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Looking local helped us hold our ground: Labor

Looking local helped us hold our ground: Labor | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
NSW Labor's official election report attributes its success in holding seats it was expected to lose to strong grassroots campaigns and negative attacks on the Coalition, rather than the party's record in government.
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Liberals' NBN gets Mike Quigley's green light as Ziggy Switkowski to head new board

Liberals' NBN gets Mike Quigley's green light as Ziggy Switkowski to head new board | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
THE National Broadband Network can be built more quickly and at less cost to taxpayers using the Coalition model, outgoing NBN Co chief executive Mike Quigley conceded as the Abbott government signed off on a radical shake up of the company's board...
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Gillard's attack on men's ties didn't come out of the blue

Gillard's attack on men's ties didn't come out of the blue | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
IN June this year, not long before she lost the prime ministership, Julia Gillard launched Women for Gillard, a movement of women dedicated to raising funds for her re-election.
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What Australia would look like under prime minister Tony Abbott

In this in-depth interview, Tony Abbott explains what the nation might look like if he’s elected as prime minister on Saturday.
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Coalition victory in 2013 Australian election: Tony Abbott to be Prime Minister

Coalition victory in 2013 Australian election: Tony Abbott to be Prime Minister | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
The Coalition has won the 2013 Federal Election, Kevin Rudd has conceded.
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Big Money: The small business election

Big Money: The small business election | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
This election has been a watershed moment for small business in this country.
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PM's seat at risk in Qld bloodbath

PM's seat at risk in Qld bloodbath | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
LABOR'S strategy of winning back marginal Coalition seats in Queensland using the "Rudd factor" to hold government is failing, with Kevin Rudd at risk of losing his Brisbane seat of Griffith and the election.
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This Billionaire Governor Taxed the Rich and Increased the Minimum Wage -- Now, His State's Economy Is One of the Best in the Country

This Billionaire Governor Taxed the Rich and Increased the Minimum Wage -- Now, His State's Economy Is One of the Best in the Country | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
The next time your right-wing family member or former high school classmate posts a status update or tweet about how taxing the rich or increasing workers' wages kills jobs and makes businesses leave the state, I want you to send them this article....
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Hodgman claims emphatic victory

Hodgman claims emphatic victory | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
Winning Liberal leader Will Hodgman claimed an emphatic mandate for change in the Tasmanian election after his party was swept to majority government.
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The 2pp wait is over - Mumble

The 2pp wait is over - Mumble | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
WHEN Federal Liberal Director Brian Loughnane fronted the National Press Club in October to hammer into journalists his preferred version of the whats and...
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Why We Need to Go Beyond Simple Data and Into Insight-Driven Tactics

Why We Need to Go Beyond Simple Data and Into Insight-Driven Tactics | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
As marketers, we focus a lot on data to help us create strategies and tactics that will appeal to our core demographic.
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Wayne Swan used VIP jet to fly to grand final with his daughter

Wayne Swan used VIP jet to fly to grand final with his daughter | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
WAYNE Swan charged taxpayers more than $12,000 to fly him and his daughter to the AFL Grand final by VIP jet when he was acting prime minister in 2010.
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Wealth and power combine in the Senate

Wealth and power combine in the Senate | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
The Abbott government's ability to pass legislation will be greatly influenced by Australia's largest home builder, Bob Day, a keen fighter for small enterprise and self-managed super funds.
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Google’s Hummingbird Update: What You Need To Know

Google’s Hummingbird Update: What You Need To Know | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
Google's Hummingbird update marks a huge change for Google's search algorithm. Get up to date on the changes, especially search semantics here.
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High-spending Western Australia succumbs to resources curse

High-spending Western Australia succumbs to resources curse | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
IF former trade minister Craig Emerson can make a goose of himself, I don't see why we couldn't ask Western Australia's Premier to sing us a little ditty. I have even written the lyrics for him.
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What will a Tony Abbott, Coalition government mean for small business?

What will a Tony Abbott, Coalition government mean for small business? | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
Tony Abbott and the Coalition have won the election - so what will the next three years look like for small business?
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How Tony Abbott went from unelectable to Australia's next Prime Minister

Tony Abbott’s path to the Lodge has been characterised by aggression, but also a willingness to abandon the ideological and personal issues that once had him labelled “unelectable”.
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Federal election 2013: The market and the bookies

Federal election 2013: The market and the bookies | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
As electors buy their celebratory bubbly or a consoling slab, the best indication comes from two sources – the bookies and the redundancy packaging industry.
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MPs lose hope Kevin Rudd can deliver

MPs lose hope Kevin Rudd can deliver | Australian Politics | Scoop.it
LABOR MPs are losing hope that Kevin Rudd can deliver them victory at the September 7 election and are digging in to fortify their own seats in face of opinion polls showing the campaign is going against the government.
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