Former PM Kevin Rudd calls for ban on union and corporate donations

Sharri Markson, The Daily Telegraph UNION and corporate donations should be banned to prevent corruption in the political process, former Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd says. In the wake of the recent United States presidential election, Mr Rudd said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull needs to undertake radical donation reform where union and corporate donations are banned, individual donations are capped …

Brad NewmanFormer PM Kevin Rudd calls for ban on union and corporate donations

Why ‘Closing the Gap’ Remains Valid For The Future

Why ‘Closing the Gap’ Remains Valid For The Future The need for a new target on Indigenous child removal. An Address on the 9th Anniversary of the National Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples. The Hon. Kevin Rudd 26th Prime Minister of Australia Chair of the National Apology Foundation for Indigenous Australians Australian National University Canberra 13 February, 2017. I honour the …

Brad NewmanWhy ‘Closing the Gap’ Remains Valid For The Future

The Year of Living Dangerously: Key Challenges for Asia, the U.S. and the Global Order in 2017 (Los Angeles)

LOS ANGELES, February 10, 2017 — Kevin Rudd, president of the Asia Society Policy Institute, discusses the key challenges facing Asia, the U.S. and a shifting global order in 2017 with Mickey Kantor, former U.S. secretary of commerce and U.S. trade representative.

Brad NewmanThe Year of Living Dangerously: Key Challenges for Asia, the U.S. and the Global Order in 2017 (Los Angeles)

Asia’s Rise in a Year of Uncertainty: A Dialogue With Kevin Rudd (San Francisco)

SAN FRANCISCO, February 8, 2017 — President of Asia Society Policy Institute Kevin Rudd, speaks to Asia Society Northern California Advisory Board Co-Chairman Ken Wilcox about the current state of international relations.

Brad NewmanAsia’s Rise in a Year of Uncertainty: A Dialogue With Kevin Rudd (San Francisco)

ANOTHER MURDOCH TABLOID WHOPPER

With all the recent coverage of Turnbull’s telephone encounter with Trump, I missed a story run on 1 February 2017 on page one of Murdoch’s Daily Telegraph which friends have just drawn to my attention. It alleged that in 2010 as Prime Minister I imposed “the same type of visa bans” as President Trump has just done in the United …

Kevin RuddANOTHER MURDOCH TABLOID WHOPPER

U.S.-Australia relationship strong enough to weather Turnbull-Trump ‘Snafu’

Former Australian Prime Minister @mrKRudd speaks to @halagorani on the U.S.-Australian relationship @cnn #muslimban https://t.co/AYXYqHsvwF — Quest Means Business (@questCNN) 2 February 2017 KEVIN RUDD INTERVIEW WITH HALA GORANI, THE WORLD RIGHT NOW WITH HALA GORANI, CNN, 2 FEBRUARY 2017 HALA GORANI, PRESENTER: Well, the United States and Australia have a long-standing alliance. But to friend and foe alike, President …

Brad NewmanU.S.-Australia relationship strong enough to weather Turnbull-Trump ‘Snafu’

Kevin Rudd on Donald Trump in the World, Asia, and Immigration

ASPI President Kevin Rudd engaged in a vibrant Facebook Live chat on U.S. President Donald Trump’s approach to the world, Asia, and immigration. Watch the full discussion below. (35 min., 44 sec.)

Brad NewmanKevin Rudd on Donald Trump in the World, Asia, and Immigration

Australia Day address to the American Australian Association

20 January 2017 His Excellency the Consul General, Distinguished Guests, My fellow Australians, My fellow New Yorkers, One and all. I begin by honouring the First Australians, who first settled our continent some 70,000 years ago, and whose cultures represent the oldest continuing cultures  on earth. I also honour those Australians who have come more recently to our land, from …

Brad NewmanAustralia Day address to the American Australian Association

Kevin on Sunrise – Trump Inauguration (20/1/17)

Kevin Rudd appears on the Sunrise program to discuss the coming Trump inauguration and what it may mean for Australia and the world.

Brad NewmanKevin on Sunrise – Trump Inauguration (20/1/17)

Address to The Raisina Dialogue 2017

On January 17, 2017, in a keynote address at the Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi, ASPI President The Hon. Kevin Rudd outlined ten major challenges facing the international community and the multilateral system. Below is the text of the speech as prepared. 2017: The Year of Living Dangerously Address to The Raisina Dialogue Observer Research Foundation of India    PM Narendra …

Brad NewmanAddress to The Raisina Dialogue 2017