We know that a smarter Australia means a stronger Australia. An Australia able to grasp the opportunities of the Asian Century. A skilled workforce and a strong, productive and resilient economy. We know we’ll only win the economic race in the Asian Century if we win the education race.
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Isn’t that the great thing about Christmas? You get a lot of respite, time to recharge your batteries, time with family without too much else happening anywhere else in the world, time to focus on the people you love and the activities that you enjoy, time to exercise, to read.
If I could distil the relevance of Bruce Springsteen’s music to Australia it would be this: don’t let what has happened to the American economy happen here. Don’t let Australia become a down-under version of New Jersey, where the people and the communities whose skills are no longer in demand get thrown on the scrap heap of life.
|Birth:||30th June, 1954|
|Profession:||Politician, Prime Minister|
Wayne Maxwell Swan is an Australian politician who was the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and the Deputy Leader of the Labor Party from 2010 to 2013, and the Treasurer of Australia from 2007 to 2013.
Today's Anniversary - 4th June
- 1917 - Robert Merrill
- 1975 - Russell Brand
- 1968 - Scott Wolf
- 1922 - Phyllis Battelle
- 1924 - Dennis Weaver
- 1994 - Roberto Burle Marx
- 1810 - William Windham
- 1962 - William Beebe
- 1849 - Marguerite Gardiner
- 1864 - Nassau William Senior
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