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Dutton stays silent in question time – as it happened
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Henry Belot and Amy Remeikis (earlier)

27, Mar, 2023 @7:47 AM

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After John Howard took Australia to war in Iraq, he was scarcely held to account. Instead, he was re-elected | Paul Daley
On the 20th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, Paul Daley maps out the events leading up to Australia’s involvement and the consequent fallout

Paul Daley

18, Mar, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Philip Ruddock’s Sydney council challenges legality of GST levies on local government
Exclusive: Hornsby mayor was a cabinet minister in Howard government when it introduced the tax in 2000

Paul Karp

17, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Country of fear: Australia of 2002 was preoccupied with national security
Cabinet papers 2002: even before the Bali attacks, the Howard government passed sweeping anti-terrorism laws in response to 9/11

Tory Shepherd and Australian Associated Press

31, Dec, 2022 @6:59 PM

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John Howard’s government considered letting offshore detainees into Australia in 2002
Cabinet papers 2002: records show there were growing concerns about management of asylum seekers in Australia’s offshore detention centres

Tory Shepherd

31, Dec, 2022 @6:59 PM

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John Howard overrode George Pell’s objections to allow research using surplus IVF embryos
Cabinet papers 2002: PM lifted ban despite opposition of conservatives and religious leaders, including then Archbishop Pell

Tory Shepherd

31, Dec, 2022 @6:59 PM

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Scott Morrison registers private company and appoints himself director
In early August the former prime minister registered Triginta, ‘30’ in Latin, a private company whose sole shareholder was himself

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

17, Aug, 2022 @12:59 AM

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John Howard’s climate doubts reveal more about conservative identity politics than anything else | Temperature Check
The latest comments from the former PM, who once said he was ‘agnostic’ on climate change, remind us some remain unmoved by science

Graham Readfearn

03, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Hello it’s John Howard calling’: former PM says Liberal party asked him to ‘campaign extensively’
The current prime minister is unpopular in city marginal seats, so the Coalition is banking on robocalls and letterbox drops from Howard to sway voters

Elias Visontay

17, May, 2022 @8:39 AM

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Scott Morrison refuses press conference as John Howard calls teal independents ‘anti-Liberal groupies’
Warringah MP Zali Steggall accuses former prime minister of using ‘appalling sexist language’

Guardian staff

23, Apr, 2022 @8:04 AM

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Reconciliation action plans let settlers take up more space, not relinquish it | Ben Abbatangelo
A money-hungry and growth-at-all-costs society is entirely incompatible with the sovereignty of Indigenous peoples

Ben Abbatangelo

12, Apr, 2022 @4:11 AM

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Luke Heggie: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)
The comedian and self-described ‘laggard’ shares what cracks him up online – including many long-forgotten morsels of Australian history

Luke Heggie

09, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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