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Ken Haley

Opinion

Australians, easy-going? Not so fast

The author challenges the popular idea of Australians as being carefree, plain speaking and easy-going.

Politics

Goodbye 'angry Tony', hello 'stern Tony'

Australia's 27th prime minister shows a curious reticence to take up his post.

Politics

Labor should easily have won Australia's election

Labor has done a terrible job in promoting its own successes.