“What I'm determined to do with the cabinet colleagues is to say well, here are some performance benchmarks in terms of how this is implemented over the next three years. .. we do that and everyone's clear about what's expected of them.”
Kevin Rudd, interviewed on the ABC’s 7-30 Report, 27 November, 2007. Time only flows one way, but many listeners to Kevin Rudd’s first post-election interview with the ABC’s Kerry O’Brien must have felt a sense of “déjà vu all over again”. Were they in Australia or in early Blairite Britain?