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Lity under the pressures of politics and policy Veteran journalist Paul Kelly probes the dynamics of the Rudd–Gillard partnership and dissects what tore them apart He tells the full story of Julia Gillard’s tragedy as our first female prime minister her character Rudd’s destabilisation the carbon tax saga and how Gillard was finally pulled down on the eve of the 2013 election Kelly documents the most mi. I m deeply torn by this book It s actually somewhat even handed as journalism excepting the author s rather disturbing delusion that The Australian is an objective newspaper although mostly tossed off as afterthoughts presumably because than a token effort at fairness would get in the way of criticising the ALPBecause make no mistake that s what this book is about It s about everything that the Rudd and Gillard governments did wrong albeit from a fairly right wing perspective There s no mention for example of the Gillard government s plan to censor the internet which was a major negative for them on the leftist side of politics And poor old Brendan Nelson barely rates a cameo in the book despite having been one of the Leaders of the Opposition in that era Admittedly he was pretty irrelevant even when he was in the role but still It does give them some credit where credit is due but the relentless application of 2020 hindsight gets wearing pretty early onUnless you re a serious political history junkie I would advise skipping to the last chapter which contains Kelly s thoughts about what s wrong with the political and media culture in this country and is actually well thought out and reasonably non partisan albeit blissfully unencumbered by an awareness of the irony of a member of the media excoriating the media or a political insider complaining about insider culture Ugly Fish of politics and policy Veteran journalist Paul Kelly probes the dynamics The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives of the Rudd–Gillard partnership and dissects what tore them apart He tells the full story Little Gods of Julia Gillard’s tragedy as Der Schweizerische Robinson our first female prime minister her character Rudd’s destabilisation the carbon tax saga and how Gillard was finally pulled down Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 on the eve The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats of the 2013 election Kelly documents the most mi. I m deeply torn by this book It s actually somewhat even handed as journalism excepting the author s rather disturbing delusion that The Australian is an Sylvia Pankhurst objective newspaper although mostly tossed Attack of Apollyon: Revenge of the Locusts off as afterthoughts presumably because than a token effort at fairness would get in the way Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere An Illustrated Introduction Tuttle Martial Arts of criticising the ALPBecause make no mistake that s what this book is about It s about everything that the Rudd and Gillard governments did wrong albeit from a fairly right wing perspective There s no mention for example The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series of the Gillard government s plan to censor the internet which was a major negative for them Book of Isms on the leftist side バガボンド 1 of politics And poor Расул Гамзатов Стихи old Brendan Nelson barely rates a cameo in the book despite having been Disrupted My Misadventure in the Start Up Bubble one Microsoft Office Excel 2007 for Project Managers of the Leaders Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly of the Opposition in that era Admittedly he was pretty irrelevant even when he was in the role but still It does give them some credit where credit is due but the relentless application Hawk's Passion of 2020 hindsight gets wearing pretty early Girls of Brackenhill onUnless you re a serious political history junkie I would advise skipping to the last chapter which contains Kelly s thoughts about what s wrong with the political and media culture in this country and is actually well thought A Beautiful Dark out and reasonably non partisan albeit blissfully unencumbered by an awareness After We Fell of the irony Damsels in Distress of a member The Thread of the media excoriating the media Renewing Pastoral Practice Trinitarian Perspectives on Pastoral Care And Counselling Explorations in Practical Pastoral and Empirical Theology Explorations Practical Pastoral and Empirical Theology or a political insider complaining about insider culture

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Drawing on than sixty on the record interviews with all the major players Triumph and Demise is full of remarkable disclosures It is the inside account of the hopes achievements and bitter failures of the Labor Government from 2007 to 2013 Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard came together to defeat John Howard formed a brilliant partnership and raised the hopes of the nation Yet they fell into tension and then hosti. chronicle of australia s federal governments during the rudd gillard rudd years 2007 13 a competent but incomplete political history of the period omits gillard s office trying to stage a race riot on australia day kelly interviews many of the important figures involved in government civil service advocacy groups those in government during the period are candid but obtuse determined to learn nothing from the experience author s judgments are sound but too charitable this was the worst australian government in a generation wantonly wasteful sleazy captive to interest groups officious hectoring shabby incompetent preening totalizing shallow pre occupied with spin media management to a degree unseen before it bore no relation to the previous hawke keating labour governments the parliament of 2010 2013 was the most sordid venal biddable legislative body in living memory it was a dreadful businessthis book may have received 4 stars but for kelly s limited facility with language which though serviceable never rises to elegance those familiar with australian journalism would expect as much punctuation is occasionally crazy employing periods for semi colons to distinguish clausestriumph demise never aspires to be anything than long journalism owing to the confidences kelly has purchased this book will probably become the standard account of the periodkelly s grand remonstrance the final finest chapter of the book indicts australia as a land of lotos eaters carelessly living beyond its means its governing class polarised pre occupied with polls perfectly indifferent to the national interestabandon all hope ye who enter canberra Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods on than sixty Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche on the record interviews with all the major players Triumph and Demise is full Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, of remarkable disclosures It is the inside account Mensa Riddles Conundrums of the hopes achievements and bitter failures Julie of the Wolves of the Labor Government from 2007 to 2013 Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard came together to defeat John Howard formed a brilliant partnership and raised the hopes The Right Swipe of the nation Yet they fell into tension and then hosti. chronicle Touched of australia s federal governments during the rudd gillard rudd years 2007 13 a competent but incomplete political history Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa of the period Ugly Fish omits gillard s The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives office trying to stage a race riot Little Gods on australia day kelly interviews many Der Schweizerische Robinson of the important figures involved in government civil service advocacy groups those in government during the period are candid but Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 obtuse determined to learn nothing from the experience author s judgments are sound but too charitable this was the worst australian government in a generation wantonly wasteful sleazy captive to interest groups The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats officious hectoring shabby incompetent preening totalizing shallow pre Sylvia Pankhurst occupied with spin media management to a degree unseen before it bore no relation to the previous hawke keating labour governments the parliament Attack of Apollyon: Revenge of the Locusts of 2010 2013 was the most sordid venal biddable legislative body in living memory it was a dreadful businessthis book may have received 4 stars but for kelly s limited facility with language which though serviceable never rises to elegance those familiar with australian journalism would expect as much punctuation is Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere An Illustrated Introduction Tuttle Martial Arts occasionally crazy employing periods for semi colons to distinguish clausestriumph demise never aspires to be anything than long journalism The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series owing to the confidences kelly has purchased this book will probably become the standard account Book of Isms of the periodkelly s grand remonstrance the final finest chapter バガボンド 1 of the book indicts australia as a land Расул Гамзатов Стихи of lotos eaters carelessly living beyond its means its governing class polarised pre Disrupted My Misadventure in the Start Up Bubble occupied with polls perfectly indifferent to the national interestabandon all hope ye who enter canberra

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Australian political journalist



10 thoughts on “Triumph and Demise

  1. says:

    Could have done without the author's personal opinions being shown through the running commentary Overall a very comprehensive retelling of the Rudd Gillard Rudd government and the political landscape both before and after this reign

  2. says:

    Kelly's book is not a patch on his classic The End of Certainty but he does recognise an unresolved and worsening crisis of Australian politics

  3. says:

    chronicle of australia's federal governments during the rudd gillard rudd years 2007 13 a competent but incomplete political history of the period omits gillard's office trying to stage a race riot on australia day kelly interviews many of t

  4. says:

    I'm deeply torn by this book It's actually somewhat even handed as journalism excepting the author's rather disturbing delusion that The Aust

  5. says:

    I received a free copy of this book from Net Galley in exchange for an honest review Drawing on than sixty on the record interviews with all the major players Triumph and Demise is full of remarkable disclosures It is the in

  6. says:

    Paul Kelly manages a reasonably even handed account of the chaos and the commitment at the heart of the previous government I thought the narrative was repetitive and there was sometimes a jump back and forth in the seuen

  7. says:

    Kelly's book succeeds in putting the complex events of 2007 to 2013 into a chronology while his access to key figures of the period is a major strength His account is let down by occasional resort to reductive binary representations of issues and some argumentative overreach

  8. says:

    An insightful analysis of politics over the past 7 years and the challenges currently facing Australia

  9. says:

    Insightful and thorough but not much here that will surprise if you followed this saga through the media More of a reference text

  10. says:

    Informative and interesting Well written and very readable

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