Rudd Rebellion : the Campaign to Save Labor.

This is a fascinating account of one of the most challenging political campaigns Australia has ever seen. From the detailed war-gaming of potential political outcomes to the nail-biting lead-up to the polls ... what really happened on that campaign trail? How did Rudd resume the prime ministership?...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hawker, Bruce.
Format: Book
Published: Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 2013.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Preface; The Rudd Removal; In Between Times: 2010 to 2013; The 2013 Diaries; The Rudd Return; Week 1: Getting Started; Week 2: Settling into Government; Week 3: Laying the Cornerstones for the Campaign; Week 4: Carbon Tax Axed, but FBT Rears Its Head; Week 5: The Party Is Reformed; Week 6: Final Preparations Before Calling the Election; Week 7: The Campaign Kicks Off; Week 8: Ill Discipline in the Campaign; Week 9: News Corp Turns Up the Heat; Week 10: The Campaign Focus Turns to the Costing of Promises; Week 11: Rudd Finishes the Campaign Strongly, but & Epilogue; Acknowledgements.