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Bill Shorten: Australian politician
William Richard Shorten is an Australian politician who served as Leader of the Opposition and leader of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) from 2013 to 2019. Shorten was first elected as the member of parliament (MP) for Maribyrnong in 2007, and was a cabinet minister in the Gillard and Rudd Governments from 2010 to 2013.

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Watch: Senator Malarndirri McCarthy and Bill Shorten media conference

Labor Senator Malarndirri McCarthy and Shadow Minister for the NDIS Bill Shorten are speaking about disability community concerns about COVID-19 in Darwin.
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'Earthquake decision': Bill Shorten warns robo-debt ruling could impact hundreds of thousands

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'Important lessons': Bill Shorten concedes over-complicated policies lost election

Bill Shorten has responded to the imminent release of Labor's election review declaring what aspects of the campaign he would change if the universe granted re-runs.
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'What went wrong?': Bill Shorten reacts to release of review into stunning election defeat

Bill Shorten has responded to the imminent release of Labor's election review declaring what aspects of the campaign he would change if the universe granted re-runs.
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Bill Shorten wears the responsibility for Labor’s election loss

Former opposition leader Bill Shorten says he's given up his aim to be prime minister but wants to stay in public life and represent people for decades.
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'Buck stops with me': Bill Shorten says Labor’s election loss was his fault

Former opposition leader Bill Shorten says he's given up his aim to be prime minister but wants to stay in public life and represent people for decades.
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Shorten says Labor's loss was his fault

Former opposition leader Bill Shorten says he's given up his aim to be prime minister but wants to stay in public life and represent people for decades.
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Class action launched against Centrelink's controversial robo-debt system

Lawyers and former Labor leader Bill Shorten have unveiled a class action against Centrelink's controversial robo-debt welfare recovery scheme.
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Bill Shorten's dinner dummy spit leaves a sour taste

No one expected the former Labor leader to have an easy time adjusting to life as a mere frontbencher after his marathon stint at the despatch box.
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Shorten queries NDIS executive exodus

Labor frontbencher Bill Shorten wants to know why so many senior personnel in charge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme are leaving their posts.
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Anthony Albanese announces new Labor portfolios

Former Labor leader Bill Shorten will look after the National Insurance Disability Scheme and government services under the opposition's new shadow portfolios.
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