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Australian Associated Press (AAP) is an Australian news agency.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 21 September 1940.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 24 November 2007.
A federal election was held on Saturday, 21 August 2010 for members of the 43rd Parliament of Australia.
The Australian Greens (commonly known as The Greens) is a green political party in Australia.
The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two Houses (chambers) of the Parliament of Australia.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.
A leadership spill of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) was held on 4 December 2006.
A leadership spill in the Australian Labor Party, the party of government in the Parliament of Australia, was held on 27 February 2012 at 10 am AEDT, followed by a ballot.
A leadership spill of the Australian Labor Party (ALP), the party of government in the Parliament of Australia, was held on 19 December 1991, the second spill in a year.
A leadership spill in the Australian Labor Party, the party of government in the Parliament of Australia, was held on 3 June 1991.
The Australian Senate is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Australia, the lower house being the House of Representatives.
The Australian Workers Union (AWU) is one of Australia's largest and oldest trade unions.
William Patrick Ludwig OAM, Australian trade union official, is National President and former Queensland state secretary of the Australian Workers' Union (AWU), one of Australia's oldest and largest unions.
William Richard Shorten (born 12 May 1967) is an Australian politician serving as Leader of the Opposition in the Parliament of Australia, in his capacity as Leader of the Australian Labor Party, after being elected party leader at the 2013 Labor leadership ballot.
The Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (or CPRS) was a cap-and-trade emissions trading scheme for anthropogenic greenhouse gases proposed by the Rudd government, as part of its climate change policy, which had been due to commence in Australia in 2010.
David Ian Feeney (born 5 March 1970) is a former Australian politician.
The Deputy Prime Minister of Australia is the second-most senior officer in the Government of Australia.
Donald Edward Farrell (born 6 June 1954) is an Australian politician and a former trade union leader.
The Energy Efficient Homes Package was an Australian government program implemented by the Rudd Government.
The First Rudd Ministry (Labor) was the 65th ministry of the Government of Australia, and was led by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.
A foreign minister or minister of foreign affairs (less commonly for foreign affairs) is generally a cabinet minister in charge of a state's foreign policy and relations.
Government House, Canberra, commonly known as Yarralumla, is the official residence of the Governor-General of Australia.
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia is the representative of the Australian monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.
The Howard Government refers to the federal executive government of Australia led by Prime Minister John Howard between 11 March 1996 and 3 December 2007.
A hung parliament is a term used in legislatures under the Westminster system to describe a situation in which no particular political party or pre-existing coalition (also known as an alliance or bloc) has an absolute majority of legislators (commonly known as members or seats) in a parliament or other legislature.
An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.
Internet censorship in Australia currently consists of a regulatory regime under which the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has the power to enforce content restrictions on Internet content hosted within Australia, and maintain a "black-list" of overseas websites which is then provided for use in filtering software.
Jennifer Louise Macklin (born 29 December 1953) is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives since 1996, representing the Division of Jagajaga for the Labor Party.
Julia Eileen Gillard (born 29 September 1961) is a retired Australian politician who served as the 27th Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Australian Labor Party from 2010 to 2013.
Kevin Michael Rudd (born 21 September 1957) is a former Australian politician who was the 26th Prime Minister of Australia, serving from December 2007 to June 2010 and again from June to September 2013.
Kim Christian Beazley, AC (born 14 December 1948), is the Governor of Western Australia and former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Opposition.
The Labor Right is the organised centrist and right faction of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) at the national level that tends to be more economically liberal and socially conservative than the Labor Left faction.
Lateline was an Australian television news program which ran from 1990 until 2017.
In Australian politics, a leadership spill (or simply spill) is a declaration that the leadership of a parliamentary party (also known as a caucus) is vacant, and open for re-election.
A leadership spill for the Liberal Party of Australia was held on 1 December 2009.
Below is a List of Australian Leaders of the Opposition.
Mark Victor Arbib (born 9 November 1971) is a former Australian politician and trade unionist, who was an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian Senate from 1 July 2008 to 5 March 2012, representing the state of New South Wales.
Major General Philip Michael Jeffery (born 12 December 1937) is a retired senior Australian Army officer who was the 24th Governor-General of Australia, serving from 2003 to 2008, and the 30th Governor of Western Australia, serving from 1993 to 2000.
The Minerals Resource Rent Tax (MRRT) was a tax on profits generated from the mining of non-renewable resources in Australia.
In the Government of Australia, the Minister for Education and Training administers the Department of Education and Training.
The Australian Minister for Jobs and Innovation is Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash, since 20 December 2017.
A minority government, or minority cabinet or minority parliament, is a cabinet formed in a parliamentary system when a political party or coalition of parties does not have a majority of overall seats in the parliament.
Newspoll is an Australian opinion polling brand, published by The Australian and administered by Galaxy Research.
Paul Howes (born 23 August 1981) was involved in the Australian trade union movement from 1999 through 2014.
The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.
Dame Quentin Alice Louise Bryce (née Strachan; 23 December 1942) is an Australian academic who served as the 25th Governor-General of Australia from 2008 to 2014.
The Australian is a broadsheet newspaper published in Australia from Monday to Saturday each week since 14 July 1964.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
Anthony John Abbott (born 4 November 1957) is an Australian politician who served as the 28th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 2013 to 2015.
The Treasurer of Australia is the minister in the Government of Australia responsible for government expenditure and revenue raising.
Wayne Maxwell Swan (born 30 June 1954) is an Australian politician who was the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and the Deputy Leader of the Labor Party from 2010 to 2013, and the Treasurer of Australia from 2007 to 2013.