Bill Shorten

Equal pay "economic priority" for Labor

Advertisement<p>Labor leader Bill Shorten has declared that his government will address the gender pay gap if they are elected at the next federal …

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Bill Shorten labels probe into Catholic education as un-Australian

"Let's be very, very clear here. If the government or people are asserting that there is a rule which says that representatives of schools, …

Australia

Bill Shorten seeks government action on diabetes

Bill Shorten has called on the government provide to better support for people with diabetes. The federal government has provided free continuous …

Australian News

'Lousy' NBN prompts community outside of Sydney to crowdfund their own internet

Residents in a leafy town just 150 kilometres from Australia's largest city say they feel so let down by the NBN that they've begun crowdfunding to …

Australian Labor Party

Bill Shorten a burden for Justine Keay, Liberal polling suggests

Labor might do well to keep Leader Bill Shorten out of Braddon during the by-election campaign, Liberal internal polling suggests.<p>Bill Shorten. …

Australia

CARTOONS: The bias of Mark David

<i>You can see more cartoons from Mark on his website Mark David Cartoons or follow him on Twitter @mdavidcartoons.</i><p>This work is licensed under a …

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Jeff Kennett blasts Bill Shorten over 'crassness' of Tasmanian AFL team promise

Hawthorn president and former Victorian Liberal Party premier Jeff Kennett has said Tasmanian football will be worse off with its own AFL team than …

Australia

Mark Latham records One Nation robocalls attacking Labor

Bill Shorten is refusing to be distracted by Mark Latham’s One Nation robocall, in which the former leader accuses him of “lies and lies and …

Australian News

Bill Shorten warns Labor powerbrokers against targeting sitting MPs

The Labor leader, Bill Shorten, has issued a public warning to factional powerbrokers against targeting sitting MPs in his home state, declaring that with state and federal contests looming the ALP needs stability.<p>In a public signal that he will back referring all Victorian preselections to Labor’s …

Australian News

Mark Latham voices robocall campaign for Liberal Democrats

Former Labor Leader Mark Latham has created a second robocall, this time urging Queensland's Longman voters to choose LDP candidate Lloyd Russell …

Australian News

The reason behind odd robocalls

BILL Shorten is the accidental matchmaker who has produced the remarkable political marriage of convenience between Pauline Hanson and Mark Latham.

Australian News

Bill Shorten tours Braddon ahead of Super Saturday

The seat of Braddon is heating up ahead of the Super Saturday by-elections after both the Prime Minister and Opposition Leader toured the electorate …

Australian News

Eight boys rescued from cave

That leaves five people trapped inside the mountain in northern Thailand — four members of the soccer team, plus their 25-year-old coach.<p>But the head …

Australian Labor Party

Shorten, Turnbull launch Braddon by-election campaigns

Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten have traveled to the Tasmanian electorate of Braddon to launch their parties’ by-election campaigns. A recent …

Australian News

Tasmania’s bid for an AFL team receives a big boost from Bill Shorten

TASMANIA’S bid to have its own AFL team has received an endorsement, with Bill Shorten pledging $25 million to a licence in the case his Labor Party …

Australia

Turnbull calls out 'Labor lies' at LNP state conference

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called on his supporters to counter opposition leader Bill Shorten's 'Labor lies' at the LNP's state conference …

Australian News

Labor pledges $25 million for AFL in Tasmania

Labor say it will invest $25 million to support the establishment of an AFL club in Tasmania if Bill Shorten wins the next election. The party has …

Australian News

Bill Shorten says “devil in detail” on GST

Bill Shorten<p>Federal Labor leader Bill Shorten says the “devil is always in the detail” on the GST changes.<p>He said he had not yet read the …

Australia

Bill Shorten pledges ‘certainty’ in uncertain times

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has been helping Labor Braddon candidate Justine Keay campaign in the North-West this week. Picture: Lachlan …

Australia

‘No appetite’ to change Labor leader

FULL INTERVIEW: Outspoken Labor MP Michael Danby says there is no appetite within the opposition to dump Bill Shorten as leader before the next …

Australian News

Bill Shorten embarrassingly forced to cancel speech… because no one wanted to go

<b>A speech by Labor leader Bill Shorten is back on after a late rally in ticket sales.</b><p>The opposition was initially forced into the embarrassing …

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Bill Shorten speech cancelled in Tasmania

A keynote speech by Labor leader Bill Shorten in Tasmania is back on after a late rally in ticket sales avoided an embarrassing cancellation.<p>The …

Australia

Bill Shorten’s bet for Braddon after ticket sales saga

Labor leader Bill Shorten has thrown down the gauntlet to the Prime Minister after a tough day on the campaign trail in Braddon.

Australia

Shorten lunch cancelled due to lack of ticket sales

Labor has been forced to cancel planned lunch and keynote speech by Bill Shorten in the seat of Braddon after only managing to sell 15 of a possible …

Australian News

Scaling back of Bill Shorten's business lunch a 'beat-up': Marles

Labor is playing down concerns a Tasmanian business lunch with the Opposition Leader was cancelled due to poor ticket sales. The Australian reports …

Australian News

Turnbull government not seeking to force Nauru to lift ABC ban

The government will not seek to force Nauru to lift a ban on the ABC covering the Pacific Island Forum in Nauru, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull …

Australian News

There are no moves to oust Bill Shorten so ignore the rumours

That is one message from the weekend’s NSW ALP conference which was turned into a Festival of Bill.<p>It was a response to the strengthening notion — …

Australia

Company tax backflip sees Labor slip in the polls | Sky News Australia

Labor’s lead over the Coalition has slipped in the latest Newspoll as Bill Shorten faces backlash for his backflip on the company tax cuts. The …

Australian News

Labor to reverse penalty rates cut

Opposition leader Bill Shorten says Labor will reverse the cuts to penalty rates if the party wins the next election. Mr Shorten made a renewed pitch …

Australian News

Julie Bishop takes aim at Labor leadership

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has taken aim at Labor leader Bill Shorten, following over the opposition leader's tax cut backdown. While on the …

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