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After two years with Anthony Albanese at the helm, Labor feels Scott Morrison can be beaten

At the beginning of budget week, on 10 May, Labor’s marginal seat holders gathered in Canberra for a half-day session with the party’s national secretary, Paul Erickson. The gathering was predominantly focussed on digital strategy. But at one point during the session, the frontbencher Michelle Rowland, who holds her western Sydney seat on a margin of 2.8%, asked Erickson a more existential question. What was the pathway to victory in the forthcoming election?
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Anthony Albanese pledges $10bn social housing fund in Labor’s federal budget reply

Anthony Albanese will establish a new $10bn social housing fund to build 30,000 affordable homes for vulnerable Australians and frontline workers if Labor wins the next federal election, as he promises to “deliver for working families” as prime minister. The opposition leader also used the traditional budget in reply speech...

Anthony Albanese slams ‘confusing’ messaging on international border

Federal Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has slammed the government’s “confusing” messaging over the opening of the international border. The federal budget is modelled on the international border lifting in 2022. Mr Albanese told Ben Fordham the government’s messaging is “very confusing”. “The government needs to keep a single message for...

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese’s message for Orthodox Easter

The Hon Anthony Albanese, Leader of the Australian Labor Party, has delivered a message to Orthodox Christians for Easter, which you can read here- On behalf of the Australian Labor Party, it gives me great pleasure to wish the Australian Greek community a happy and Holy Orthodox Easter. After a...
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Anthony Albanese launches a full-throated attack against 'creep' Andrew Laming after shocking harassment claims made by several women

Anthony Albanese has launched a full-throated attack against 'creep' Andrew Laming while announcing Labor's candidate for his Queensland seat. The federal opposition leader said Dr Laming had brought politics into disrepute by harassing two women and taking a photograph of another without her consent while her underwear was exposed. 'This...
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Anthony Albanese backs Tasmanian Labor leader in bitter row with candidate forced to step down over 'inappropriate' text messages

Anthony Albanese has weighed in on bitter internal stoushes marring Labor's Tasmanian election campaign, backing the 'courageous' decisions of state leader Rebecca White. Labor's bid to oust the Liberal state government at the May 1 poll has fallen into disarray after one candidate was forced to step down over 'inappropriate' text messages and another criticised party policy.
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Coalition support falls in three states as it loses MALE voters amid Liberal Party sex scandals - but Scott Morrison increases his lead over Anthony Albanese

The federal coalition has lost significant ground in Western Australia and Queensland and faces collapse in South Australia, but has improved slightly in Victoria and remains relatively stable in NSW, a Newspoll analysis shows. The analysis of three months worth of data and published in The Australian also shows the...
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Labor promises cheaper electric cars and hundreds of 'community batteries' to lower emissions and power prices if Anthony Albanese becomes prime minister

Labor has pledged cheaper electric cars and community batteries to drive down power bills if Anthony Albanese becomes prime minister. The climate and energy pitch was unveiled on the second day of the ALP's special platform conference, which discussed the divisive policy areas without disagreement. An elected Labor government would...

Anthony Albanese claims ignorance of controversial union ad

Opposition leader Anthony Albanese has denied knowledge of a controversial advertisement which depicts the Prime Minister driving over workers. The CFMEU’s television ad, which superimposes Scott Morrison to appear as though he is driving a bus towards workers and smirking, evoked anger from the Attorney-General among others. Jim Wilson questioned...
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Politics with Michelle Grattan: Anthony Albanese on his new frontbench, Joel Fitzgibbon, and Labor's imminent workplace policy

Last year, Anthony Albanese was criticised for his lack of cut-through during the COVID crisis, as Labor was sidelined by a hyperactive government. This year, amid ALP leadership speculation and now a shadow ministry reshuffle, Albanese is seeking to assert himself more forcefully, declaring last week “I will be leader of this country after the next election”. With that election possible within the year, the need for Labor to outline its policies, including on climate change and industrial relations, is becoming more pressing. Albanese is still intent on taking his time on climate policy, where international developments are fast-moving, but the IR...