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PM sends out New Year's message

Posted by: 2UE | 31 December, 2012 - 10:20 AM
Julia Gillard speaks with the media ahead of a leadership battle

Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott are wishing Australians a safe and happy new year but are reminding us the nation faces some important choices and challenges.

With the federal election to dominate politics in 2013, both the prime minister and opposition leader have used their new years' addresses to put forward plans for the nation and make a resolution or two.

Ms Gillard says 2013 will be a year of renewed national spirit and unity, and has pledged to create a better world for the next generation.

She says we have much to do and will do it best by working together.

Mr Abbott is also calling on Australians to approach 2013 with confidence.

He says the coalition will offer plans to deliver jobs and a strong and prosperous economy.

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Blog comments Your Say

  • Simply more lies and hyperbole!

    Bill Abrahams Wednesday 2 January, 2013 - 7:56 AM
  • Anyone but the rank incompetent, useless, deceitful, obstinate, inveterate liar Jul-liar Gillard will do me in the next election. Put up a damned monkey in her place and I wouldn't vote for it because it would be but another defunct labor party stooge. Good riddens to you Gillard you useless woman.

    Justin J James Tuesday 1 January, 2013 - 8:29 PM
  • gillard charged with treason , why are our judges not hearing this case , 2013 time for the australian people to take a stand

    peter Tuesday 1 January, 2013 - 11:11 AM
  • I'd much rather hear her apologise for being a dishonest, incompetent fool.

    David T. Tuesday 1 January, 2013 - 9:26 AM
  • Nothing about the disgraceful National debt Madame, currently running at close to $200 Billion dollars with more utter waste and 'handouts' to occur. I trust 2013 will be the year that Aussie voters who voted for the labor party will wake up to these incompetent failures and install a Liberal Coalition real Government that will manage with openness, clear integrity, proven competence and respect for all of us citizens!

    Justin James Tuesday 1 January, 2013 - 6:39 AM
  • I couldnt care less about what this woman has to say. She is a traitor.

    Robert Monday 31 December, 2012 - 2:19 PM

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