Karen Hardy’s interview with Kevin Rudd on his memoirs: The PM Years

This article is extracted from Karen Hardy’s article in The Sydney Morning Herald: Kevin Rudd: ‘There’s a tension between forgiveness and not forgetting’ It’s kind of hard to know what to make of Kevin Rudd. We’re meeting in the office of Senator Claire Moore, an old mate from Queensland, he says, tucked away in the far corridors of Parliament House. Sitting …

Kevin Rudd discusses the PM Years on Speers Tonight

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says ‘coup culture’ has flourished since his ousting from the top job in 2010. Mr Rudd says ‘factional bosses’ including David Feeney, Stephen Conroy and Don Farrell were the ones agitating for Julia Gillard to take over as prime minister. Mr Rudd told Sky News Australia’s Political Editor David Speers political culture ‘would be radically …

Launch of “The PM Years”: Volume 2 of the Autobiography of the Hon. Kevin Rudd

Parliament House. Canberra. 23 October 2018 I honour the first Australians, on whose land we meet and whose culture we celebrate as the oldest continuing culture in human history. Senator Claire Moore. Professor Glyn Davis. My parliamentary colleagues. My friends from the public service. Those still brave enough to call themselves friends from the fourth estate. Friends, one and all. …

Interview with Malcolm Farr on The PM Years

This article is extracted from Malcolm Farr’s article on news.com.au: Aussie politics ruled by a ruthless culture where you are taught to ‘kill the bloke in front of you’ MALCOLM Turnbull was knifed in the back as part of a ruthless “catch and kill” culture that is rife in Australian politics. AUSTRALIA’S unprecedented bout of prime ministerial removals is being …