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AustraliaVote for change: Shorten's closing pitch

11:07  16 may  2019
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Shorten urges Australia to vote for change

Shorten urges Australia to vote for change Labor leader Bill Shorten will urge Australians to "vote for change" in his final major address before polls close.

The opposition leader is tapping into populist impulses while still positioning himself at the progressive centre. It’ s a bold strategy, but will it pay off?

Bill Shorten has made his pitch for why he should be the country’ s next prime minister. He said: “The country needs change ,” citing instability in the Liberal Party, comparing it to his “united” party. Mr Shorten finished his answer by declaring: “ Vote for Labor to end the chaos,” to rousing applause Mr Shorten closed the evening with a call for unity among all Australians. “I don't care how long

Bill Shorten has sharpened his focus on wages and climate change, urging a "vote for change" in his final major campaign speech.

The Labor leader told a room full of supporters his first item of business in cabinet would be a new submission to the Fair Work Commission advocating a real wage increase for workers.

Restoring Sunday penalty rates and implementing income tax cuts would be his first legislative priorities.

A Labor government would convene parliament to put climate change action high on the agenda, expanding the Clean Energy Finance Corporation to drive 50 per cent renewable energy in the grid, Mr Shorten told party faithful in Blacktown on Thursday.

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"I promise, we will send a message to the world, when it comes to climate change: Australia is back in the fight," he said.

"We will take this emergency seriously and we will not just leave it to other countries or to the next generation."

Not long after Prime Minister Scott Morrison was grilled at the National Press Club in Canberra, Mr Shorten was among a room of die-hard supporters cheering every other sentence.

He outlined Labor's expansive policy agenda headlined with the party's cancer package, childcare subsidies, funding for schools and hospitals and protections for the ABC and SBS.

"Vote for Change. Vote Labor," his refrain went.

Vote for change: Shorten's closing pitch © AAP Images Australian Opposition Leader Bill Shorten delivers a speech during the 'Vote for Change Rally' at Bowman Hall in Blacktown, Sydney, Thursday, May 16, 2019.

The speech was at Blacktown's Bowman Hall in Sydney's west, where Gough Whitlam delivered his It's Time address at the start of the 1972 election campaign.

Bill Shorten’s pitch for PM

Bill Shorten’s pitch for PM The Opposition leader was warmly-received by the Q&A audience at Monash University in Melbourne on Monday night. Mr Shorten appeared well-informed and rarely stumbled despite being throw tough questions on a range of issues from tax cuts and Newstart to climate change. “Mr Shorten, you've been Opposition Leader through Abbott, Turnbull and Morrison, but you have consistently lagged behind these men in preferred PM polls.

Bill Shorten may be channelling Gough Whitlam with his "time for a change " pitch but a visit to a NSW Central Coast School on Monday evoked memories of Sadly for Mr Shorten , the majority of the kids are not old enough to vote . And the screams probably had more to do with the big pack upending little

as the Labor leader says the 'door is ajar' for real change Bill Shorten will make the case for a ' vote for change ' in his final major address The Labor leader is set to give the speech at Blacktown's Bowman Hall in Sydney The key theme for Mr Shorten ' s speech is ' vote for change ', with the address not expected to

While Mr Whitlam's speech started a tradition of kicking off with "men and women of Australia" - a phrase first used by Labor prime minister John Curtin - Mr Shorten started with "women and men".

He later said equality for women and opportunity in education would be championed by his deputy Tanya Plibersek.

In another nod to the Whitlam years, Little Pattie - one of the singers of the It's Time jingle - attended the speech.

Aside from Ms Plibersek, Mr Shorten was keen to talk up other members of his shadow ministry continuing his theme of comparing opposing frontbench line-ups.

He noted "father of reconciliation" Pat Dodson would be indigenous affairs minister, Chris Bowen would be treasurer and Penny Wong would be on the world stage as foreign minister.

"Tell people you're voting Labor because you want to see the most talented, experienced and passionate shadow ministry in a generation become a great Labor government," Mr Shorten said.

Federal election 2019: Scott Morrison, Bill Shorten make pitch to potential crossbench powerbrokers.
From pitching to independents, their positions on US-China tensions, media diversity and personal faith, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten speak with Leigh Sales in their final campaign interviews on 7.30. © Provided by ABC News Scott Morrison on 7.30 on 16/03/2019. Mr Morrison said the outcome of a hung parliament in the House of Representatives would demonstrate the Opposition had failed to convince the Australian public of its sweeping reform agenda, and argued the crossbench would be duty-bound to allow the Coalition Government to continue.

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