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Australian Labor Party: Political party in Australia
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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Anthony Albanese set to become Australia’s opposition leader

anthony albanese set to become australia’s opposition leader
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 Monday. Albanese took control of the..
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Vic ramps up debt to deliver poll promises

Victoria is taking on more debt so Daniel Andrews' re-elected Labor government can pay for major transport promises.
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Videos for Australian Labor Party

Former Australian leader dies on eve of general election [Video]Former Australian leader dies on eve of general election

Australian politicians scrambled to shore up undecided voters on Friday, the last day of an election campaign that's ended in mourning for one of the country's political giants, Bob Hawke. Ed Giles..

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Foreign gigs for senators 'arrogant': ALP

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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'I'm not Tony Abbott': Albanese's message to Morrison as he takes over Labor leadership

Anthony Albanese is the new federal Labor leader and he's promised to "strongly, forcefully" hold Scott Morrison to account.
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Labor leadership down to Albo and Marles

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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Albo, Marles set to be ALP leadership team

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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Labor leader looks sorted, deputy unclear

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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ALP's Neumann still has plenty to give

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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Shorten wants Labor to back new leaders

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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Shorten tells Labor the 'fight goes on'

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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State memorial service for Bob Hawke

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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Labor will 'consider' whole tax plan: Albo

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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Labour party wins Dutch vote in European election: exit poll

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 European Commissioner Frans Timmermans,..
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Labor leadership focus turns to deputy

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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Contenders for Labor's new deputy leader

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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What does Anthony Albanese believe?

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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Albanese set for Labor leadership after Jim Chalmers pulls out of race

Anthony Albanese is set to become the new Labor leader, after Jim Chalmers pulled out.
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Chalmers still considering Labor leadership run after Bowen pulls out

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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After Bowen bows out, Jim Chalmers still considering Labor leadership run

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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Chalmers weighing up Labor leadership bid

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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Bowen withdraws Labor leadership bid, clears way for Albanese to take top job

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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Senator Wong throws support behind Albanese, as Shorten backs rival for Labor leadership

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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Anthony Albanese and Chris Bowen head-to-head in Labor leadership contest

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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Labor leadership hopefuls press their case

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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Suburban MP seeks Labor leadership

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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Chris Bowen to contest Labor leadership against Anthony Albanese

The architect of Labor's controversial tax policies, Chris Bowen, will run for the Labor leadership.
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Albanese calls for Labor to 're-examine' policy as he makes leadership bid

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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Potential Labor leaders weigh up options

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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Cloud over Labor's franking credit plans

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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Julia Gillard reportedly backs Tanya Plibersek as Labor leadership battle gets underway

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 vote behind Plibersek.
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Australia’s conservative coalition close to securing majority after shock election victory

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 broadcaster ABC projected Monday.
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Senior Labor figures to meet on leadership after election disappointment

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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I'm the best to lead Labor: Albanese

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 form guide for the Labor leadership

There appears to be four potential contenders for the Labor leadership - Tanya Plibersek, Anthony Albanese, Chris Bowen and Jim Chalmers.
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Albanese to contest Labor leadership

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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'Anti-jobs' Palaszczuk cost ALP federally

The Queensland opposition says Labor's poor federal election showing can be attributed to Annastacia Palaszczuk's "anti-resources" agenda.
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Tanya Plibersek considers run for Labor leadership to replace Bill Shorten

Labor will hold a leadership ballot after the party suffered a shock election loss.
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Liberal-Labor neck-and-neck in Chisholm amid Chinese 'vote Liberal' poster claims

The Liberals' Gladys Liu looks set to cinch the Victorian seat where allegations of "dirty tricks" campaigning were prominent.
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From union boss to wannabe PM: Bill Shorten's career timeline

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 at his political career.
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Labor leader concedes cannot win Australian election

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 Prime Minister Scott Morrison to..
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Bill Shorten to step down as Labor leader in wake of election defeat to Coalition

Bill Shorten has conceded defeat and announced he will step down as leader of the Labor Party.
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Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government

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 change and tax reform at the top of its..
France 24 - Published

Labor cabinet could be sworn in next week

Labor leader Bill Shorten will campaign in his home city of Melbourne as voters decide Australia's future.
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