Australian Labor Party

Political party in Australia

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The Australian Labor Party is a major centre-left political party in Australia. The party has been in opposition at the federal level since the 2013 election. The party is a federal party with branches in each state and territory. Labor is in government in the states of Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, and in both the Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory. The party competes against the Liberal/National Coalition for political office at the federal and state levels. It is the oldest political party in Australia.

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SYDNEY (AP) — Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia’s new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on..
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Victoria is taking on more debt so Daniel Andrews' re-elected Labor government can pay for major transport promises.
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Labor's incoming leader Another Albanese says Scott Morrison has been arrogant to line up impressive ambassadorial postings for two of his current senators.
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Anthony Albanese is the new federal Labor leader and he's promised to "strongly, forcefully" hold Scott Morrison to account.
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Anthony Albanese will lead the Labor party after its bruising defeat in Australia's general election.
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Anthony Albanese will become the new leader of the Australian Labor Party after nominations closed this morning with no other challengers.
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Anthony Albanese and Richard Marles will be Labor's new leadership team in federal parliament unless a late challenger emerges on Monday.
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Clare O'Neil, a potential contender for Labor's deputy leader, will get the chance to lay out her intentions when she is grilled on the ABC's Insiders program.
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Clare O'Neil, a potential contender for Labor's deputy leader, will get the chance to lay out her intentions when she is grilled on the ABC's Insiders program.
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Bill Shorten has asked Labor supporters to lock in behind the new leadership team, likely to be Anthony Albanese and a new deputy.
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Bill Shorten has asked Labor supporters to lock in behind the new leadership team, likely to be Anthony Albanese and a new deputy.
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With Sydney MP Anthony Albanese all but confirmed as the next federal leader of the Labor Party, an equality lobby group wants women in his leadership team.
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Australians will get a chance to farewell the late Labor leader and former prime minister Bob Hawke at a memorial service in Sydney on June 14.
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Anthony Albanese has softened his stance on the government's tax plan, saying the ALP "will consider" the final stages of the package if he becomes leader.
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The Netherlands' Labour party won most Dutch votes for the European Parliament on Thursday, according to an exit poll, a surprise result that gives a boost to..
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With Anthony Albanese is set to be elected unopposed to the Labor leadership, the attention has turned to who will be his deputy.
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A look at Clare O'Neil and Richard Marles, who are considering tilts for Labor deputy leader, after Anthony Albanese became the only contender for the top job.
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Anthony Albanese used a speech in 2018 to set out his beliefs on the role of government and the Australian Labor Party.
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Anthony Albanese is set to become the new Labor leader, after Jim Chalmers pulled out.
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Queensland Labor MP Jim Chalmers is expected to confirm whether he will contest Anthony Albanese for the party's leadership after Chris Bowen withdrew.
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Queensland Labor MP Jim Chalmers is expected to confirm whether he will contest Anthony Albanese for the party's leadership after Chris Bowen withdrew.
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Queensland Labor MP Jim Chalmers is expected to confirm whether he will contest Anthony Albanese for the party's leadership after Chris Bowen withdrew.
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Chris Bowen has announced he will not contest the Labor leadership after a number of senior Labor ministers publicly declared their support for Anthony Albanese.
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Senior Labor frontbenchers Chris Bowen and Anthony Albanese will continue trying to convince their party they should be at its helm.
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Senior Labor frontbenchers Chris Bowen and Anthony Albanese will continue trying to convince their party they should be at its helm.
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Senior Labor frontbenchers Chris Bowen and Anthony Albanese will continue trying to convince their party they should be at its helm.
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Senior Labor frontbenchers Chris Bowen and Anthony Albanese will continue trying to convince their party they should be at its helm.
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Chris Bowen was acting Labor leader for exactly one month while other men fought for the role. Now he wants a chance at the top job.
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The architect of Labor's controversial tax policies, Chris Bowen, will run for the Labor leadership.
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Anthony Albanese has stressed that he would be a collaborative leader of the Labor Party, as he remains the only person firmly in the running for the job.
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Anthony Albanese has stressed that he would be a collaborative leader of the Labor Party, as he remains the only person firmly in the running for the job.
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Tanya Plibersek has decided not to run for the position of Labor leader.
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Some federal Labor MPs have opened up about how the party's plan to ditch cash refunds for some shareholders would have hit retirees.
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Bill Shorten has called a meeting of the party's national executive on Monday as part of the process to select a new leader, with former PM Gillard putting her..
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Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the national..
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Labor members are set to meet urgently to select a new leader after Bill Shorten's defeat in the federal elections.
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Tanya Plibersek says she is considering whether to stand for the Labor leadership after Bill Shorten announced he was stepping down after the election loss.
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There appears to be four potential contenders for the Labor leadership - Tanya Plibersek, Anthony Albanese, Chris Bowen and Jim Chalmers.
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Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese will again nominate for the leadership, in the wake of Bill Shorten's resignation after losing the federal election.
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The Queensland opposition says Labor's poor federal election showing can be attributed to Annastacia Palaszczuk's "anti-resources" agenda.
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Labor will hold a leadership ballot after the party suffered a shock election loss.
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Tanya Plibersek says she is considering whether to stand for the Labor leadership after Bill Shorten announced he was stepping down after the election loss.
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The Liberals' Gladys Liu looks set to cinch the Victorian seat where allegations of "dirty tricks" campaigning were prominent.
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Bill Shorten was long touted as a potential prime minister by many within the Labor Party. But on election night 2019, it wasn't to be. Here, SBS News looks back..
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Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten said late on Saturday evening that the Labor Party would not be able to form government and he had called conservative..
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Bill Shorten has conceded defeat and announced he will step down as leader of the Labor Party.
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Australians began voting in a federal election on Saturday, with bookies predicting a return to power for the Labor party after a campaign which put climate..
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Labor leader Bill Shorten will campaign in his home city of Melbourne as voters decide Australia's future.
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