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It's time. Enough is enough. Stop the rot. Change for the better. The guilty party. Turn on the lights. Memories. Each of those themes was a winning Opposition flagship message from past years and they ALL apply to the election on Saturday. Aft
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Labor is now heading towards its campaign comfort zone ... abuse and nastiness propped up by millions of dollars of trade unionists' money. The union cavalry has arrived. Those Labor ads are paid for by poor old union members. Those helping Labor
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Governments are thrown out but the lobbying goes on, even if the faces change. The day after the Victorian election last year, Andrew Scannell’s phone rang with a job offer. It was former NSW opposition leader-cum-lobbyist Peter Collins. He rang
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A long time ago, a young policy guru named Barry O'Farrell sat in Old Parliament House in Canberra in what was an office when it was designed in the 1920s but nowadays would be more of a walk-in wardrobe. The Labor Party isn't even trying and it's
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With six months until the election, the NSW Coalition is preparing to govern. The men and women who want to run NSW have a problem. It is not the polls, which have them well in front, but the sheer weight of expectation attached to their anticipat
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Labor's public relations firm of choice, Hawker Britton, has announced that its sister firm is joining forces with Liberal strategist Grahame Morris. The fallout from Australia’s extraordinary election result is now being felt in the lobbying wo
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STW Communications Group and former NSW opposition leader Peter Collins have set up business to lobby the NSW Liberal and National Parties before the state election in March 2011. The new company, Barton Deakin, is predicated on Labor losing the elec
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