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Neil Mitchell announces former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd as a new regular contributor

Posted by: Neil Mitchell | 8 November, 2012 - 9:11 AM
Kevin Rudd

Today, a new commentator joins the team.

We will talk about the issues that matter to people. We will talk about leadership, ideas, what touches you and what needs to be done.

You know him well. He used to be Prime Minister.

His name is Kevin Rudd.

This has been months in the making. I approached him a while ago and mentioned that Sir Robert Menzies, when he was dumped as Prime Minister, did a series of fireside chats to the people. 80 radio speeches in the early forties, also known as speeches to the forgotten people.

So, why not? Kevin Rudd, dumped, can do the same thing through interviews and commentary. God knows, we need leadership.

I have tried for several years now to get Julia Gillard on the program regularly. She continues to avoid me, that is her right. So be it.

But despite that, these debates need to be held.

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  • trust 3aw to get the most right wing union hating labor politician they could find.not suprised...

    garry Sunday 11 November, 2012 - 9:00 AM
  • Will the coalition be given equal time in this 'election year' or is 3AW becoming another ABC

    K Daniells Saturday 10 November, 2012 - 7:37 AM
  • We loved listening to Neil...our morning hilitenbut alas NO MORE with krudd on board

    mardi Friday 9 November, 2012 - 5:08 PM
  • What a joke nothing like being a non biased observer 3aw, i listened to Kevin the other day and its nothing but a labour party sales pitch with no right of reply from the liberal party.

    darren Friday 9 November, 2012 - 2:09 PM
  • Neil if you are going to have Kevie on ask him about all of Julias short comings! It should be a Interesting listen
    That is if you are not afraid to annoy Julia and her Minders . You never Know she may call you and Kevie both Misogynists if your lucky

    Fed up Friday 9 November, 2012 - 7:36 AM
  • Wow - may have to start listening to this! Always interested in anything that can help grow/develop our thinking. Good job.

    Susan Brown Thursday 8 November, 2012 - 11:41 PM

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