Bill Shorten

Australian politician

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William Richard Shorten is an Australian politician serving as Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Labor Party since 2013. Shorten was first elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Maribyrnong in 2007.

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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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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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For more than a year, consecutive opinion polls had shown Labor ahead of the government. The view was that the government's image had been damaged by successive..
4 days ago • WorldNews
Labor's Bill Shorten had said if he won Saturday's election his party would reopen the case of the Biloela Tamil family.
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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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Coalition supporters are celebrating a remarkable election win as Labor prepares for a leadership contest to replace Bill Shorten.
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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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Coalition supporters are celebrating a remarkable election win as Labor prepares for a leadership contest to replace Bill Shorten.
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Labor's top brass will begin the formal process of choosing the party's new leader after Bill Shorten stood down following defeat in the federal election.
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Labor looks to have held the Northern Territory's two seats, but Bill Shorten had promised more funding for projects in the Territory than the Coalition.
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Coalition supporters are celebrating a remarkable election win as Labor prepares for a leadership contest to replace Bill Shorten.
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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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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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Coalition supporters are celebrating a remarkable election win as Labor prepares for a leadership contest to replace Bill Shorten.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The Labor party will now elect a new federal leader after Bill Shorten announced he was stepping down following the party's shock election defeat.
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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 opposition leader said he had called conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison to congratulate him.
1 week ago • BBC News
Bill Shorten will give up the Labor leadership after the opposition's shock election loss to Scott Morrison and the coalition.
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Australia's conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison claimed a stunning victory on Saturday in a national election result that defied pre-poll projections and..
Credit: France 24 - Published 1 week ago

Labor will pick a new federal leader after Bill Shorten revealed he will step down from the job following the party's shock loss in the federal election.
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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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The Labor leader says he will go as opposition leader after a shock result for the party.
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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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Bill Shorten has conceded defeat and announced he will step down as leader of the Labor Party.
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John Howard says Bill Shorten was wrong to run a "class warfare" campaign and Labor lost big in Queensland because it didn't support the Adani coalmine.
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Labor supporters are filing in to the party's election night function ahead of Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's arrival.
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Australian Opposition Leader Bill Shorten delivers a speech during the 'Vote for Change Rally' at Bowman Hall in Blacktown, Sydney AAP Image/Lukas Coch/via..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Labor supporters are filing in to the party's election night function ahead of Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's arrival.
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Bill Shorten is predicted to lead Labor to victory in Saturday's federal election with a swing of 2.4 per cent, according to a Nine/Galaxy exit poll.
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Bill Shorten is predicted to lead Labor to victory in Saturday's federal election with a swing of 2.4 per cent, according to a Nine/Galaxy exit poll.
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Bill Shorten is predicted to lead Labor to victory in Saturday's federal election with a swing of 2.4 per cent, according to a Nine/Galaxy exit poll.
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From the prime minister getting his Asian languages mixed up, to Bill Shorten accidentally being called a β€œprick”, these were some of the biggest talking..
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Bill Shorten and wife Chloe have cast their ballots in the opposition leader's Victorian seat of Maribyrnong, meeting voters and eating a "democracy" sausage.
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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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Bill Shorten and his wife Chloe have cast their ballots in the opposition leader's seat of Maribyrnong in Victoria.
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Bill Shorten and his wife Chloe have cast their ballots in the opposition leader's seat of Maribyrnong in Victoria.
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What leaders Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten and their teams are up to on election day.
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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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Labor leader Bill Shorten is widely expected to unseat Scott Morrison's Liberal-National coalition government when voters go to the polls on Saturday.
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Labor leader Bill Shorten is widely expected to unseat Scott Morrison's Liberal-National coalition government when voters go to the polls on Saturday.
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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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Both NT electorates will be up for grabs in Saturday's election, judging by repeated visits by Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten during the campaign.
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The hopes of both Bill Shorten and Scott Morrison lie in the hands of Victorian voters
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From the prime minister getting his Asian languages mixed up, to Bill Shorten accidentally being called a β€œprick”, these were some of the biggest talking..
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

What leaders Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten and their teams were up to in the federal election campaign.
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What leaders Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten and their teams said today in the election campaign.
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Labor leader Bill Shorten has paid tribute to Bob Hawke after the former prime minister died two days before the federal election.
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Labor leader Bill Shorten has been fascinated by politics since his school days in Melbourne, but the memory of his mother that showed Australia his human side.
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Labor leader Bill Shorten traversed the country pitching his "fair go for Australia" in the lead-up to the May 18 federal election.
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Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left..
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Bill Shorten is aiming to be just the fourth Labor leader to win power from opposition in more than 70 years when Australia heads to the polls on Saturday.
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At the end of what’s been for him a testing campaign, Bill Shorten chose to go to Blacktown, to the hall where Gough Whitlam nearly half a century ago..
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Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten are gearing up for the final day of campaigning, but the mood is subdued after the death of Bob Hawke.
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Labor leader Bill Shorten has paid tribute to Bob Hawke after the former prime minister died two days before the federal election, casting a cloud on the polls.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Labor leader Bill Shorten are gearing up for the final day of campaigning before Australians head to the polls on Saturday.
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Labor leader Bill Shorten says Australia loved Bob Hawke, describing the former PM as a man who brought the country together and changed it for the better.
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There's no big swing on. Rather Australians are evenly split between Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten.
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

Religious freedom and the rights of faith-based schools to choose staff and regulate students' behaviour will be tested under a Shorten government.
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

Bill Shorten has declared an elected Labor government would take a climate "emergency" seriously in his final major speech of the campaign.
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Bill Shorten has declared an elected Labor government would take a climate "emergency" seriously in his final major speech of the campaign.
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Scott Morrison says he will govern from the centre of the Liberal Party and end the "climate wars" by sticking to a 26 per cent emissions reduction target.
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Labor leader Bill Shorten says there's a mood for change after Malcolm Turnbull's son urged voters to dump conservative Liberal MPs.
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What leaders Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten and their teams said on day 36 of the election campaign.
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What leaders Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten and their teams were up to in the federal election campaign.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will make their final major speeches of the federal election campaign on Thursday.
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Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten have laid out a list of policy promises, from extra school spending to balancing the books.
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Labor leader Bill Shorten has given election-night revellers some handy hints for saving a buck.
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