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Shorten feud over Corangamite pre-selection

Geelong Advertiser - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Planet Jackson, a new book detailing the rise and fall of Kathy Jackson, examines the political relationship between the disgraced union boss and Mr Shorten and how their link was broken over the McMullin-Cheeseman battle. Author Brad Norington said Mr ...
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Bill Shorten announces shadow cabinet with Penny Wong in foreign affairs

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Opposition leader Bill Shorten has announced a big shake-up of Labor's front bench, as he seeks to ramp up pressure on a weakened Turnbull government in the next term of Parliament.
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More work for less pay under a boss called Bill Shorten

The Australian - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
And surely there's a touch of black humour in that one of the extra titles and responsibilities Shorten has given Leigh is opposition spokesman for charities.
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Bill Shorten rallies the troops at Canberra Labor conference

ABC Online - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has expressed his confidence that Labor will be re-elected at the upcoming ACT poll. Mr Shorten praised the territory's ALP representatives while speaking at the Canberra Labor annual conference today.
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Bill Shorten wants to save Kim Carr and avoid faction split

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Labor leader Bill Shorten wants Kim Carr to remain in his shadow ministry but is insisting the Left faction sort out the matter without him having to intervene.
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Ed Husic picked by Bill Shorten for Labor Shadow Ministry | News ... - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
CHIFLEY federal Labor MP Ed Husic believes his recent elevation into the shadow ministry will allow him to take issues raised at a local level on to the national ...
Shorten's new Shadow Ministry: Who to watch
ALP health team revealed

Bill Shorten wants to work with Malcolm Turnbull to preserve penalty rates - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
BILL Shorten wants an unprecedented joint action with Malcolm Turnbull to protect the wages of thousands of weekend workers.

Friend of Bill Shorten arrested for alleged vandalism spree on election morning

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Andrew Landeryou is an infamous former blogger and a close friend of Bill Shorten. Photo: Arsineh Houspian. Labor figures - including some who were also involved in Mr Danby's campaign - confirmed the men were arrested.

The women on Bill Shorten's front bench: On the Agenda today

Women's Agenda - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Every morning we answer the key questions on the daily agenda in our morning email update. We get up early to help you stay smart and get savvy.
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Malcolm Turnbull rejects Bill Shorten's offer to make joint defence of penalty rates

The Guardian - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Malcolm Turnbull has refused Bill Shorten's invitation to make a joint submission to defend penalty rates, stepping back from any involvement in the Fair Work Commission's review.
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Labor factions go to war over Bill Shorten's front bench

The Australian - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The Australian has been told that if the Labor Left pushes ahead with the move on Senator Carr, then the branch could withdraw its support from Mr Albanese in any future leadership contest.
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Bill Shorten must ditch B-team and go for fresh talent

The Australian - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Bill Shorten, although celebrating Labor's defeat, must undertake a wholesale renewal of his frontbench if he wants to be seen as leading an alternative government.

Bill Shorten re-elected to lead Labor - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Bill Shorten has been re-elected as Labor leader after no other contender put their name forward for the position. Chief opposition whip Chris Hayes said Mr Shorten's was the only name when nominations closed at 5pm on Friday.
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Federal election 2016: Bill Shorten on victory lap in Hindmarsh

The Australian - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
When asked about how a table of Labor campaign volunteers happened to be at the shopping centre at the same time as a visit by Mr Shorten, one young man who had worked on the election campaign for Labor proffered the excuse: “It's just a coincidence.”.
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Bill Shorten re-elected to lead Labor - The West Australian

The West Australian - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
In a statement shared on social media chief opposition whip Chris Hayes says Mr Shorten was the only name put forward for the position when nominations closed at 5pm on Friday and the nomination was accepted.
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Kim Carr dumped from frontbench

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Labor Left factional bosses have warned Bill Shorten against any attempt to save Kim Carr from being dumped from the Opposition frontbench, saying the faction was virtually unanimous in its decision.

'Throw the book at them': Bill Shorten speaks out after friend embroiled in election vandalism controversy

Brisbane Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Those who commit vandalism during an election campaign should "have the book thrown at them", Labor leader Bill Shorten says, after one of his close friends was arrested for allegedly sabotaging the polling booth material of rivals during the election.

Life and times of 'tyro' Kathy Jackson

The Australian - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Bill Shorten was another early key Labor contact in Jackson's life. Like Feeney, Shorten had been a player in student politics - but at Monash University, across the other side of town, while studying law.

Readout of Vice President Biden's Meeting with Labor Party leader Bill Shorten of Australia (press release) - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Vice President Biden met today with the opposition leader Bill Shorten in Sydney. The two leaders each expressed appreciation for the enduring tradition of strong bipartisan support for the U.S.

PM a 'deer in the headlights'

Sky News Australia - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has demanded the prime minister end uncertainty over his controversial superannuation changes, calling for an independent review.