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Australia to forge ahead on climate change?

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Australia's ASIO headquarters' cost soars

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David Hockney added to U.K. Order of Merit

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John Howard
First Lady Laura Bush (l) and Janette Howard, wife of Australian Prime Minister John Howard, chat before a news conference with US President Bush and Howard in the East Room of the White House on July 19, 2005. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Elections: 1996, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007

Elections: 1987, 1996

John Winston Howard AC, SSI, (born 26 July 1939) was the 25th Prime Minister of Australia, from 11 March 1996 to 3 December 2007. He was the second-longest serving Australian Prime Minister after Sir Robert Menzies.

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