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Archives for September 2005

Brendan Nelson Speaks To John Laws

The Minister for Education, Brendan Nelson, spoke to radio 2UE’s John Laws following a demonstration that prevented him speaking at the University of Sydney.

This is the transcript of Brendan Nelson’s interview with John Laws on 2UE.

LAWS:

Minister, good morning.

DR NELSON:

Good morning John. [Read more…]


Mark Latham’s Public Lecture On Modern Politics

In one of his first public appearances since resigning the ALP leadership last January, Mark Latham has advised young people not to get involved in politics.

Delivering a public lecture at the University of Melbourne, Latham offered a deeply pessimistic view of the possibilities for change within the existing political system.

The recording below was made with a hand-held device. It is generally clear but may be indistinct in places.

  • Listen to Latham (62m)

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Latham Interview With Denton Airs After Court Challenge

The first television interview with Mark Latham since he resigned as ALP leader in January has been broadcast on the ABC.

Mark Latham, ALP PariahThe interview on Andrew Denton’s Enough Rope program was scheduled for telecast next Monday but was brought forward to 8.30pm tonight following publication of leaks from Latham’s book, The Latham Diaries, in News Limited newspapers. The Lateline program also announced that it was intending to broadcast a separate interview with Latham on tonight’s program.

As political officianados sat down to watch the Denton interview they were greeted with this announcement that legal action had prevented the telecast. No details were given. [Read more…]