Saturday, March 12, 2016

Bill Shorten in Randwick

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Labor has announced over 50 practical policies and Bill will be in our community to explain our vision for Australia and take questions. The forum is open to members of the public so tell your family and friends.
The details are:
Date: Saturday, 12th March 2016
Time: 4:00pm
Location: Randwick Town Hall, 90 Avoca St, Randwick

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There will be an opportunity to have a conversation with our leader and ask questions.
Bill Shorten  says he will put climate change at the centre of his campaign to become prime minister despite the political risks as he seeks to draw the election battle lines against the "underwhelming" Malcolm Turnbull.
In an exclusive interview with Fairfax Media ahead of the final week of Parliament before the May budget, Mr Shorten says that while Labor remains the underdog he now believes he can beat  Mr Turnbull, who had been viewed as untouchable I Can Win

Town Hall Q & A


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