Australian politics, society & culture

March 2017
Political losses are not always what they seem (though sometimes they are)
By Sean Kelly
On a Thursday in November of 1992, the then prime minister, Paul Keating, deployed a bold manoeuvre. With just months left until an election, Keating’s Labor was engaged in a brutal campaign against John Hewson’s proposed goods and services tax.
March 2017
Political losses are not always what they seem (though sometimes they are)
By Sean Kelly
On a Thursday in November of 1992, the then prime minister, Paul Keating, deployed a bold manoeuvre. With just months left until an election, Keating’s Labor was engaged in a brutal campaign against John Hewson’s proposed goods and services tax.
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