Australia: Albanese calls for policy refresh after election - - PressFrom - Australia
  •   
  •   

AustraliaAlbanese calls for policy refresh after election

01:30  24 may  2019
01:30  24 may  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

Jim Chalmers willing to battle Anthony Albanese for Labor leadership in federal election 2019 aftermath

Jim Chalmers willing to battle Anthony Albanese for Labor leadership in federal election 2019 aftermath Jim Chalmers is seriously considering a tilt at the Labor leadership in competition with Anthony Albanese. While not as well-known as Mr Albanese, the Labor frontbencher would represent a generational change.

Anthony Albanese has called on a policy reset after Labor's shock defeat in Saturday's election . Mr Albanese is the presumptive Opposition Leader after every other contender stepped aside. Speaking on Today, Mr Albanese said if they keep the same policies as before, they will get the.

Albanese announces Labor ' s portfolios : Albanese calls for policy refresh after election Anthony Albanese has called on a policy r Labor caucus met on Thursday for the first time since the election and formally elected Mr Albanese as opposition leader while also approving a frontbench.

Video provided by AAP

Anthony Albanese has called on a policy reset after Labor's shock defeat in Saturday's election.

Mr Albanese is the presumptive Opposition Leader after every other contender stepped aside.

Speaking on Today, Mr Albanese said if they keep the same policies as before, they will get the same election result.

Albanese calls for policy refresh after election© AAP Anthony Albanese.

"Of course we need to reset policies after a defeat. We will do that," he said.

"We will go through it in a constructive and methodical way.

Chalmers mulls bid as path clears for Albanese to take Labor leadership

Chalmers mulls bid as path clears for Albanese to take Labor leadership Anthony Albanese will soon learn whether his Labor colleague Jim Chalmers will join him in vying to become the party's leader. Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen bowed out of the race yesterday, a day after declaring his candidacy, having realised Mr Albanese had strong grassroots support. "I have reached the view that it would be unlikely for me to win the ballot," Mr Bowen told reporters. "So ... not thinking it's really viable for me to win, it wouldn't be fair to put the party through the cost, the process and the delay for the start of a new leader.

Anthony Albanese has called on a policy reset after Labor's shock defeat in Saturday's election . Mr Albanese is the presumptive Opposition Leader after every other contender stepped aside. Speaking on Today, Mr Albanese said if they keep the same policies as before, they will get the same election

Albanese calls for policy refresh after election . Labor's handling of Adani's coal mine proposal is in the political spotlight after the party's struggles in Queensland during the federal election .

"One of the things I won't do, if I am elected as Opposition Leader, is make policy determinations on the run."

He would not give a direct answer on whether ending franking credits would remain as a Labor policy.

Mr Albanese was asked whether Shadow Justice Minister Clare O'Neill would be his deputy.

"We will wait and see. That is a matter for the caucus," he said.

"The thing about our team is that it has so much talent and capacity.

"I want to harness all of that talent and capacity in order to hold the government to account."

Read more

Albanese dismisses reports of Shorten's leadership ambitions.
Anthony Albanese has dismissed reports that former opposition leader Bill Shorten has privately told allies that he wants his old job back. The Sydney Morning Herald reported today that Mr Shorten told close colleagues that he still harboured ambitions to be prime minister. But the newly elected Opposition Leader told Today that Mr Shorten knew his place. © AAP Anthony Albanese with Penny Wong and Bill Shorten. "Bill Shorten knows, as every member of the team knows, their responsibility is to work for the team," Mr Albanese said. "We will be a united team.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 0
This is interesting!