Kevin Rudd
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So what's the essential difference between a Labor and a Conservative Government? We reform for the many. They abolish reforms to protect the few. Here's my 10th anniversary speech.

Kevin Rudd: On the Nature of Labor and Conservative Governments – Kevin Rudd

On the Nature of Labor and Conservative Governments Address by the Honourable Kevin Rudd 26th Prime Minister of Australia Le Montage, Sydney 1 December 2017. My name is Kevin. I’m still from Queensland. And one decade on I’m still here to help.

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Tony Clarke
Pola Lekstan Paris Dean
Kathleen Beck So why us Labor kicking Medina and East Kimberley cashless welfare card holders in the guts again? #stoptheCDC #jobsnotcards
Wallis Kamp pensioners miss you so do i you saw us as people to help thank you for that we barely survive now
Sharon Peisley The liberal government have no social conscience bring back labor for the people
Tim Pawlenty
15:30 12/07/2017

Wonderful eveing last night seeing The Boss with my sweetie.

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Barb Foss Roushar You both look great!
Billy Duncan Nice pic. Wish you had chosen another venue.
John E Valentino So you saw a commie big deal
David Waldhauser 2020 Senate run??
Nick Laxen Run for senate
Kevin Rudd
02:36 12/05/2017

When it comes to global environmental policy, China has a crucial role to play. Had an interesting chat with Climate Home News about some of the challenges facing climate change action.”

Kevin Rudd:
Kevin Rudd: 'I don't know how Malcolm Turnbull faces his grandkids'

Australia's former prime minister talks about the failure of his country's climate policy, the rise of China and the Carmichael coal mine

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Brett Tester so does india
Bodie Spark Keegan Peace
Jono Stankowski Nathan Davis Ruddy’s on fire
Josh Rowan Connor Sharp savage
Aaron Luu lol
Three Days Grace
09:36 12/06/2017

Getting close!!

1.5k reactions 36 comments
Gabriel Camilo Morales Yey
Ben Ouzgane Close to what?
Michael David Petersen New single soon?
Shari Smith Maybe for Christmas 🎄😁
Greg Burdette before Christmas????
Three Days Grace
09:36 12/06/2017

Home is where the heart is...🖤🖤🖤. #3dg4life #toronto #number6 #getready

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Roberto Mangano Fra Costa
Christian Woltran Pascal Windisch
Jonathan Desbiens Caitlyn :o
Jessica LeVear hi tdg
Rebeca Flores Amazing view 😮🤘😉
Kevin Rudd
02:36 12/05/2017

It may be 11 years ago - but when writing my book, it wasn't easy to re-live the day I challenged Kim Beazley. My eye was on defeating John Howard - but the cartoonists saw more. #kudelka #notforthefaintedhearted Pan Macmillan

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Olivia Kerr Joe Hatch 👀
James Rowe Michael Francis savage Kev
David Pink Christopher Warren wow
Louis Devine Joshua Bruni Jamie McDonald Isa Pendragon the salt is too real
Pierson Parslow Ethan Leotrix Wright Kevin 07 straight up willin
Kevin Rudd
02:36 12/05/2017

Have you had a listen to 10 Questions with Adam Zwar? He caught up with me while I was in London to ask when I was most happy, when I last cried, and even what I'd like my last words to be.

181 reactions 21 comments
Len Clark Zzzzzz
Cody Xie 哎!岁月是把杀猪刀啊!他年轻时跟我姑父一样帅!
Laetitia Encarta Lookin good Kev <3
Jacqui Toohey Nice pic.
Rahimullah Rahimullah Very nice picture sir
Kevin Rudd
02:36 12/05/2017

10 years ago Australia ratified the Kyoto Protocol as the first official act of my Government. Here I am handing over our instrument of ratification on 12 December 2007, the same day the #ParisAgreement was born eight years on. Climate change is still the greatest challenge we face.

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Jacinta Splinter Excellent effort👍
Ant Berrill America is the greatest challenge that climate change is facing.
Benedict Carey Good on you mr Rudd and Labor. This vision should not be so easily cast aside.
Val Power Great vision, sad those that follow do not share your vision.
Len Clark No the greatest challenge we face is moving you on
Kevin Rudd
13:48 12/02/2017

When one Kevin is not enough... This weekend marks the 10 year anniversary of the swearing in of my first government. Great celebrating last night with Anthony Albanese MP.

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James Chuang The real one looks younger than the cupboard cut off
Katherine Wilson Where can I get a lifesize cut out of my own? #superfan
Shaun Monk And thanks to you mate they serve more chicken dishes on airlines, cheers
Colleen Gobbe You should never have left politics is a man eat dog profession 🙁
Nana-leonie Trevanion He would have been our greatest PM ever if he had been allowed to stay the course
Three Days Grace
20:48 12/03/2017

Hey guys, just wanted to post a quick update after the passing of artist Lil Peep. He’s someone we never met in person but had a connection through art. 21 years old, beginning of his career, beginning of his life. Gone too soon. Rest in peace.

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Chris Meadows Everyone on here who's calling him a junkie should shut the fuck up. This is not the place to shame mental illness. This is not the place to shame addiction. Adam had the same struggles, and you people saying that addicts should all die are ...
Luke Imperial Lil peep was a loser that glorified drug use to his fans. His homies were so drugged up and retarded they couldn't tell he was dying when it happened. Tells you all you need to know. He was not an artist he was a drug addict.
Karee Myshelle Moore Destiny Bailey
Lascu George Catalin Gabriel Croitor pana si 3DG
Maciek Kanda [*]
Kevin Rudd
13:48 12/02/2017

Chasing a signed copy of 'Not for the Faint-hearted'? Abbey's Bookshop in Sydney now has a few - so get in quick.

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Rhys Thompson Kathy Thompson
Evan AH Jenny Hill
Lloyd Greenhill Lawson Job
Clinton O'Farrell Alicia Saric kk?
Seon Ferguson Already have mine.
Kevin Rudd
13:48 12/02/2017

We need an urgent diplomatic solution to #NorthKorea. There is a possible way through this crisis, but the options are narrowing. Here's part of my address last night to the The Cambridge Union.

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Ben Styles There is no way out of this either we let them have their nukes ..or we dont ..either way equals a bad situation
Daniel Trainer Luke kevin07
Daniel Sebastian Corrado There is no diplomatic solution for North Korea. The only option is war at this point, sadly. They don't understand diplomacy. Otherwise they wouldn't be testing nukes and intimidating the U.S and Australia.
Aaron Wairon Thomas Connery
Taryn McDonald Bill Clinton
Tim Pawlenty
01:06 11/30/2017

Powerful and important insight from Matthew Continetti at the Washington Free Beacon: "From the Berlin Wall, to Vietnamese and Cuban boat people, to the DMZ, the prisoners of communism run in only one direction: toward liberty..."

The Call of Freedom - Washington Free Beacon
The Call of Freedom - Washington Free Beacon

On November 13, a 24-year-old North Korean soldier, known only by his surname Oh, commandeered a jeep and sped toward the De-Militarized Zone that for 64 years has separated his communist homeland from the democratic capitalist south. As he approached the border, the young man abandoned the vehicle…

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Kim Pieper Please run for Governor again.
Dan Jordan Wish there was a to contact you to discuss some of these ideas
Brett Gillespie Minnesota and more importantly America, needs you to unretire and run for office again.
Timothy W Price No mandatory Car Insurance or Health Insurance, & No Taxes anymore! No Commies in Government anymore!
Kevin Rudd
13:48 12/02/2017

Great result for Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Despite the consistent, outrageous anti-Labor bias of Murdoch media.

695 reactions 27 comments
Jan Wilson Only people that read Murdochs dribble are the libs and the idiot sheep..
Debbie Lee Andrews
Les Cooper It isn't Labor any more you idiots, it is now called the New China Party with so many back handers going on and a Chinese City being built in your State why don't you just give the place to them, I guess you wouldn't have any Muslim problems after that ...
Shan Ro Under your watch no less
Judy Harris No sorry Kev. Not the best result
Three Days Grace
06:24 11/26/2017

20% off everything in the Three Days Grace shop for the holiday weekend, now through Monday, with the code holidays20. First 100 orders receive a free litho (U.S. Only)

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Jessica LeVear hi tdg
Rebekah Odom Amazing
Lisa Araya Love your “Fallen Angel” tank top
Mikasa Mika But ma mom won't let me to buy it XD
Kevin Rudd
23:24 11/24/2017

My book, 'Not for the Faint-hearted' is now also online at Big W - so if you can't find one in store - try online :

Not For The Faint-Hearted
Not For The Faint-Hearted

In 2007, Kevin Rudd became only the third Labor prime minister since the Second World War, after Whitlam and Hawke, to win government from opposition. In doing so he also defeated, and unseated, John Howard, the longest-serving conservative prime minister since Menzies.

104 reactions 18 comments
Boris Ka 😳😜
Janelle Begg Will it ve a signed copy Kevin
Maree Vincent I love the book
Nicola Sanchez Going to get it today!
Jennifer Wells I’m going to get it👍
Kevin Rudd
23:24 11/24/2017

Celebrating 10 years since the Kevin07 campaign and the election of my government. These guys printed their own shirts here in Oxford. That's serious dedication!

1.2k reactions 113 comments
Lynda Mitchel My son was born the day Kevin Rudd got in it was a good day for all
Lachlan Coman Nothing but respect for MY prime minister
Maggy McGuire Can we see you at the next election in replacement of Bill Shorten?
Scott Taylor It could've worked out so different if those panicky idiots from that night in 2010 had've just did nothing.
JM Atkin-Walm Bring back kevin 07. We the people didnt vote you out! We wanted you. Start another party!!!!
Tim Pawlenty
23:30 11/24/2017

President Reagan proclaimed, "Perhaps no custom reveals our character as a Nation so clearly as our celebration of Thanksgiving Day". As Americans, let's be thankful for our freedom, as we peacefully celebrate this holiday in the greatest country the world has ever known.

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Janet Fredrickson Thank you and a blessed Thanksgiving to you and your family!
Jeff Gelhaye Tim, wishing you, Mary and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving!
John Berkie Thanks Tim. Happy Thanksgiving to you Mary and the kids. Have a great day!!!
Sherry L. Theisen Bias Thank you Tim and may you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving.🦃
Kenneth Johnson not so sure thanksgiving reveals our character of a nation when we know what happened to the natives.... however I am thankful to be an american
Kevin Rudd
10:36 11/22/2017

Yes I am back at school. In fact my new address is @jesus which has caused a few laughs.

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George Psihoyios I think The Times have been watching these classics: Alex Galitsky
Nicholas Horgan Joshua Ciappara hang out with him!!
Janet C. Stockley Hard Case as...
Nic Wright Ah the Messiah !
Carla Graf Love ya kevin
Three Days Grace
04:48 11/21/2017

Time flies. We covered “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore” by Phantogram this time last year!

2.2k reactions 41 comments
Judita Simonaitytė Yes! We need new album! Can't wait!
Amine Hafiani Awesome
Ariel Sellers I love it ❤😍😍😍
Piotr Bednarczuk I love this song <3
Crystal Donovan Love this tune
Kevin Rudd
21:48 11/19/2017

Always great to see the Murdoch Press exercising their customary practice of fair and balanced reporting 🙄 - this time in the Queensland election. The Labor Party facing the usual coalition : the Liberal Party, the National Party and the Murdoch Party. How do these guys manage to keep a straight face?

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Jack Delfs It’s cause it’s a still image Kev, their faces won’t change making a straight one super simple. Hogwarts isn’t real
Cindy Dixon Tim Nichols has a fake smile he has hidden agendas on his mine. Its taken Labor 3yrs to fix the damage him and Newman did last time. Labor for me
Patty Egan They never back the winner so my way of thinking it’s good for Labor , just check out previous editorials
Judy Hodder You are so right Kevin. I shouldn’t be surprised but that front page yesterday was the most bias reporting I’v seen yet. Go Anastasia!!
Douglas Rouse That murdoch consortium (deluded scumbags) also support trump through the fox network. They spread false news all surprise a good dose is applied in australia. DOWN WITH THE LNP !
Kevin Rudd
21:48 11/19/2017

This week's climate talks in Bonn showed the world is more committed to the #ParisAgreement than ever before. But it's still not enough to turn the tide. Our window is quickly closing. Here's my joint op-ed with President Heine of the Marshall Islands. #COP23

Capitalizing on Climate Unity by Hilda Heine & Kevin Rudd - Project Syndicate
Capitalizing on Climate Unity by Hilda Heine & Kevin Rudd - Project Syndicate

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States – the world’s largest historical carbon dioxide emitter – from the Paris agreement dealt the accord a major blow. But it is hard not to take heart from the resolve Trump’s decision has unleashed, both globally and within the US itself.

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Damien Kresinger James
Len Clark Keep your nose out,you had your chance
John Boom You're beating the wrong drum if you wnat to make any difference Kev.
Kay Ross Australia's lack of representation at COP 23 shows how serious about climate change . Zero. For Australia to participate we need to have a change of government. Trump will not do so because to him coal is king.
Dave Kearney Yeah....our crack dwellers...fed gov....are too busy for to represent Australia, in stemming severe global pollution, by residing in a place where the sun don't shine, fossil fools portal!
Kevin Rudd
21:48 11/19/2017

Readings have a few signed copies of Not for the Faint-hearted still left for sale. If you want to buy one online - be quick - and put in the comments section of the checkout that you want a signed copy. Otherwise if you are in Melbourne you can head in store and grab one.

Not for the Faint-hearted by Kevin Rudd
Not for the Faint-hearted by Kevin Rudd

Ten years after Kevin 07, Kevin Rudd gives the first volume of his memoir of political survival and public service.

69 reactions 6 comments
Rachel Evony Sorry to poor to buy your book!
一懿 陈 Guess I will want one when I get to the other side.
Kelvin Hampson I just Brought your book Kevin from Big w last week thanks should be a good Read
Peter Woods Reading an unsigned copy now. Inspiring and illuminating!
John Boom You can do better for Australia and yourself than just a book Kev. Unfortunately supporting the corrupt political system we have doesn't help your credability. Say NO to all donations and outside interest control. Honest up Kev and give Australia a new ...
Kevin Rudd
09:00 11/17/2017

In my maiden speech in 1998 I said "I believe that ideas are important". Jon and I wrestled with all sorts of ideas during the Conversation Hour - some of them even covered in my book.

Kevin Rudd
Kevin Rudd

The former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister has released the first volume of his memoir, Not for the Feint-hearted.

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Damian Sullivan Andrew
Seri Hegame Thank you Mr Kevin Rudd for recognizing indigenous people as they have aboriginal rights that are inherent. I am also seeking your help if at all possible with Papua in terms of Crown affiliation and also being convinced to seek a de jure government ...
Ayse Goknur Shanal You are the one who created the situation with offshore processing in Manus and Nauru. I'll save the profanities to one day, when I see you in person. Repugnant human being.
Three Days Grace
03:12 11/16/2017

Eight years ago we dropped the official video for “Break."

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진늬수 I fell into love with this song😭
Rafael Silva By far my favorite music of TDG and also the first song i listen on my life.
Yaroslav Kagan And why haven't you dropped any thing new since
Jacob Kangelidis Was just listening to this song lol
Andrew James Knutson Wow, you actually posted content with Adam in it? I'm shocked.
Kevin Rudd
20:12 11/14/2017

Got to join Sunrise recently to talk about 'Not for The Faint-hearted'. There's a whole section about the show in the book. Not least walking the Kokoda Track (and my trench foot), and of course the debacle of the ANZAC day ceremony at Long Tan in Vietnam

Kevin Rudd on Sunrise: Discussing his book ‘Not for the Faint-hearted’ – Kevin Rudd
Kevin Rudd on Sunrise: Discussing his book ‘Not for the Faint-hearted’ – Kevin Rudd

Kevin Rudd is the President of the Asia Society Policy Institute and former Prime Minister of Australia. He also leads Sanitation and Water for All, a global partnership working to improve access to clean water for everyone, and Chairs the Independent Commission on Multilateralism.

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Colleen Gobbe Lol😂😂
Kevin Rudd
20:12 11/14/2017

澳大利亚的华人朋友们,大家可能知道了,我刚刚出版了自传:Not for the Faint-hearted: 在澳大利亚的书店里都很买到。 朋友们都提到,这个题目是比较难以翻译成合适的中文的。 所以,我在这里向大家求助,请大家帮忙翻译。 翻译得最好的,我会寄一本签名版,做答谢礼。 老陆

299 reactions 67 comments
Judith Baker Sexy kev
Scott MacRae 凯文有海绵手,他一生中从来没有工作过,当我握手时,我无言以对
Lawrence Hobart Where can I get a signed copy Mr Rudd?
Jacko Summers Fair shake of the sauce bottle Kev
Vivien Leung 不可或缺的心志
Kevin Rudd
07:24 11/12/2017

Was almost like old times to find myself interviewed by Kerry O'Brien. If you missed the Melbourne launch of Not for the Faint-hearted you can watch Kerry and me in conversation here : We cover the book - and a lot more.

Watch – Kevin Rudd and Kerry O
Watch – Kevin Rudd and Kerry O'Brien

Kevin Rudd’s time as Prime Minister was short, tumultuous and, at times, momentous. Rising to power in 2007 on a wave of popular optimism, Rudd defeated a formidable opponent in John Howard and ushered in an era of Labor rule and extensive reform. Perhaps the most globally ambitious of recent Austra...

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Anne-Maree Pearce Refugees on Manus could do with your help right now, considering your role in abusing their plight. You've moved on but they haven't and their situation is dire! You must do whatever you can for these refugees. don't make any more excuses.
Maryann Bird ❤️
Inwalomhe Donald You are great
Len Clark You forgot to say disasterous
Kristen Seow I cant get the actual book online at overseas because i'm not an aussie... :(
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