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Malcolm Turnbull shoots down Bill Shorten on Donald Trump

The Australian Financial Review - ‎11 hours ago‎
by Primrose Riordan. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has slammed Bill Shorten as naive for saying US Republican candidate Donald Trump's views are "barking mad" and suggested he could have endangered the US alliance.

Election 2016: Bill Shorten vows 'day one' action on Nauru and Manus

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
"I will be sending [immigration spokesman] Richard Marles on the day we are sworn in to Geneva," Mr Shorten told Fairfax Media.
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Shorten: 'Systemic racism' in Australia - ‎7 hours ago‎
OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten has declared “systemic racism is still far-too prevalent” and says there isn't “fundamental agreement about how the country was taken from Aboriginal people”.
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Election 2016: Bill Shorten slams union boss John Setka over 'stupid' Nazi comments

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten both moved to criticise the controversial Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union state secretary after he said on Wednesday that the federal government's National Building Code ...
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Federal election 2016: Bill Shorten reveals Labor's big policy shift

The Australian - ‎5 hours ago‎
Bill Shorten's 2016 Labor Party is a different beast to the Kevin Rudd 2007 party - the last time the ALP won from opposition - with Labor now more attuned to public sector Keynesianism, traditional union-business rivalry and a highly redistributive ...
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Shorten to pledge $10m for learning centre

The Mercury - ‎8 hours ago‎
Opposition leader Bill Shorten runs past Nova Peris's office in Darwin with Territoy Labor leader Michael Gunner. PICTURE: Elise Derwin.

Trump is 'barking mad': Shorten

The Mercury - ‎8 hours ago‎
Bill Shorten says Donald Trump is 'barking mad'. Picture: AFP/Robyn Beck. Asked whether his office had a “contingency plan” for the possibility of Mr Trump's election, Mr Shorten said, “I once got a letter from a constituent that said, 'What plans do ...
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Opposition Leader Bill Shorten denies Senator Nova Peris has left Labor party in the lurch

Courier Mail - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Senator Nova Peris is not “flipping the bird” at Labor by announcing she won't recontest her seat and hasn't left the party in the lurch, the Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says. Senator Peris announced this week that she would not be ...
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Bill Shorten hit with legal threats over 'putting people first' slogan - ‎May 24, 2016‎
A Queensland bank is threatening to sue Labor leader Bill Shorten for allegedly stealing their "people first" slogan for his election campaign.

ghoulish display a political car crash - ‎May 24, 2016‎
But on Friday afternoon, a couple of hours after Shorten's office was alerted by The Daily Telegraph to her Facebook comments, Saunders-Bailey posted: “I would just like to tell everyone that I have spoken to Meryl Swanson and Bill Shorten and ...

Bill Shorten Is Being The Daggiest Dad On The Campaign Trail

Huffington Post Australia - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Labor leader Bill Shorten is criss-crossing the country trying to impress voters and present himself as a credible, viable alternative Prime Minister.
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Bill Shorten jumps on Sussan Ley's apparent admission on GP rebates

The Australian - ‎May 22, 2016‎
“It appeared also today that it's not just Labor that understands the importance of our policies on saving Medicare, on unfreezing the GP rebates on keeping downward pressure on the cost of pharmaceutical prescriptions,” Mr Shorten said. “No less a ...

Political adversaries unite for Long Walk

The Advertiser - ‎May 26, 2016‎
AFL legend Michael Long will bring together political adversaries Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten in a walk for indigenous reconciliation.

Private Sydney: Opposition Leader Bill Shorten poses for 'intimate' photos with wife Chloe as campaign heats up

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 21, 2016‎
The shot may sound and look like a cover of a Dame Barbara Cartland romance novel, but it in fact it was the scene from a recent shoot for a magazine cover by photographer Tim Bauer, charged with capturing Labor leader Bill Shorten and his wife Chloe ...

What will Bill Shorten actually do about John Setka?

My Sunshine Coast (press release) - ‎20 hours ago‎
Bill Shorten's words today in response to yet more vulgar and abusive language by CFMEU boss John Setka ring hollow, given Mr Shorten's history of support for Mr Setka and his union, and the money and votes that Mr Shorten has received from them.
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Election 2016: Bill Shorten lashes David Feeney for forgetting to declare $2.3m house

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Labor leader Bill Shorten has delivered a stinging rebuke to under pressure frontbencher David Feeney for failing to declare his ownership of a $2.3 million property.