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Labor Left MPs call for Australia to increase refugee intake

Labor Left MPs call for Australia to increase refugee intake

Labor Left MPs accept party will not change its policy on boat turnbacks at party conferenceSenior members of Labor Left have called for Australia to increase its refugee intake while accepting the
Labor could adopt Newstart increase as official policy at national conference

Labor could adopt Newstart increase as official policy at national conference

Increase to the unemployment payment looms as flashpoint, while a working group will try to resolve difficult area of refugee policyLabor could adopt a position supporting both an increase in
Labor fails to commit to Newstart increase despite promising voters a 'fair go' – as it happened

Labor fails to commit to Newstart increase despite promising voters a 'fair go' – as it happened

Bill Shorten announces new Environment Act and says he wants ‘an Australian republic with an Australian head of state’. This blog is now closedLabor unveils $6.6bn affordable housing plan at national
Labor conference: Ged Kearney says refugee platform will prevent torture and cruelty – live

Labor conference: Ged Kearney says refugee platform will prevent torture and cruelty – live

Chris Bowen says midyear economic and fiscal outlook shows the Coalition has ‘given up’ on budget repair. All the day’s events, live 7.16am GMT Shayne Neumann’s speech has been transcribed by his
Labor set for nuclear showdown as Gareth Evans warns of risk to US alliance

Labor set for nuclear showdown as Gareth Evans warns of risk to US alliance

Former foreign affairs minister says signing up to international campaign to abolish nuclear weapons would ‘tear up’ US alliance Gareth Evans has warned signing up to the international campaign to
Labor vows to address gender pay gap – politics live

Labor vows to address gender pay gap – politics live

Tanya Plibersek says ALP will undertake review across public service as the final day of the party’s national conference continues. All the day’s events, live 2.15am GMT Bill Shorten says if elected,
Claim PM left in the dark on Andrew Broad 'sugar baby' scandal a 'long stretch', Albanese says

Claim PM left in the dark on Andrew Broad 'sugar baby' scandal a 'long stretch', Albanese says

Labor frontbencher says if in fact Scott Morrison’s staff didn’t inform him, it’s proof of Coalition’s ‘dysfunction’ Anthony Albanese says he finds it a “long stretch” that Scott Morrison’s staff
Labor rebuffs Elon Musk’s ‘hypothetical’ Hyperloop to solve Australia's transport woes

Labor rebuffs Elon Musk’s ‘hypothetical’ Hyperloop to solve Australia's transport woes

Anthony Albanese says high-speed rail most ‘competitive’ and ‘proven’ option for eastern seaboardLabor will be betting on “proven” technologies such as high-speed rail, Anthony Albanese says, and
Anthony Albanese kicks off Labor leadership race with call for policy shift

Anthony Albanese kicks off Labor leadership race with call for policy shift

High-profile NSW leftwinger first to announce tilt for top job, admitting party suffered a ‘devastating result’Labor begins election defeat postmortemHow does the Labor leadership ballot
Federal election 2019: Tanya Plibersek will not contest Labor leadership ballot – politics live

Federal election 2019: Tanya Plibersek will not contest Labor leadership ballot – politics live

Deputy leader says ‘now is not my time’ to run for Labor leadership, as Coalition inches towards majority after Australia’s election. Follow all the day’s events 8.15am BST The count continues, as do
Chris Bowen and Jim Chalmers weigh up Labor leadership run against Albanese

Chris Bowen and Jim Chalmers weigh up Labor leadership run against Albanese

Anthony Albanese’s backers confident candidate would win grassroots ballot if rivals force oneTwo Labor rightwingers, Chris Bowen and Jim Chalmers, are weighing up whether to run for Labor leader
Federal election 2019: Scott Morrison's government on track for majority with 78 seats – politics live

Federal election 2019: Scott Morrison's government on track for majority with 78 seats – politics live

Chris Bowen says Australian Labor party ‘deserves a contest’ as he confirms run against Anthony Albanese. All the day’s events, liveAustralian federal election results: live votes tracker 6.39am BST
Penny Wong warns Shorten not to damage Labor with bid to block Anthony Albanese

Penny Wong warns Shorten not to damage Labor with bid to block Anthony Albanese

Wong says former Australian Labor party leader could ‘undermine the very unity’ he helped build before electionLabor’s Senate leader, Penny Wong, has warned Bill Shorten not to damage the party’s
Federal election 2019: Chris Bowen pulls out of Labor leadership race – as it happened

Federal election 2019: Chris Bowen pulls out of Labor leadership race – as it happened

Anthony Albanese is currently the only candidate, as Palaszczuk seeks Adani approval timeline by Friday. This blog has now closed‘Fed up’: Queensland premier calls for Adani coalmine approvals
Labor leadership: Queensland MP Jim Chalmers still considering run against Albanese

Labor leadership: Queensland MP Jim Chalmers still considering run against Albanese

Chalmers declares himself a possible candidate to run against Albanese after Chris Bowen pulls out of the raceThe Queensland Labor rightwinger Jim Chalmers is continuing to mull whether to run for the
Federal election 2019: Greens warn Labor will lose inner city seats if it fast-tracks Adani – as it happened

Federal election 2019: Greens warn Labor will lose inner city seats if it fast-tracks Adani – as it happened

Anthony Albanese likely to contest Labor’s top job unopposed. Meanwhile, Nationals meet to carve up cabinet posts. This blog has now closedTony Burke floats Green New Deal-style approach to Labor’s
Anthony Albanese leaves open Labor's stance on high-income tax cuts

Anthony Albanese leaves open Labor's stance on high-income tax cuts

Likely new Labor leader sets up battle with Coalition, calling on Scott Morrison to split tax cut package Anthony Albanese says Scott Morrison should split the income tax cuts package when parliament
New Labor leader Anthony Albanese calls for end to climate wars

New Labor leader Anthony Albanese calls for end to climate wars

Albanese also urges more people to join ALP saying it needs to be ‘larger and more inclusive’ to win electionsAnthony Albanese has called for an end to the climate wars, saying he wants to work with
'People want solutions, not arguments': Anthony Albanese on leading the Labor party – video

'People want solutions, not arguments': Anthony Albanese on leading the Labor party – video

Newly-elected opposition leader Anthony Albanese speaks to media in Sydney about his leadership and how he intends to bring the party into government. Albanese said he believed that “conflict fatigue”
Anthony Albanese refuses to give Labor position on Coalition's 'big stick' energy laws

Anthony Albanese refuses to give Labor position on Coalition's 'big stick' energy laws

Centre Alliance signals it could move amendments to extend divestiture power across whole economyAnthony Albanese has declined to say whether Labor will continue to oppose the Morrison government’s