Winners and losers

PODCAST | Bill Shorten discusses Labor factions, parliamentary career paths, and winners and losers in this interview with Peter Mares recorded in 2006

14 October 2013

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“What modern Labor needs to do is not change its values but come up with a new story of the ‘Australian settlement,’” said Bill Shorten in 2006. Shorten is shown here in Canberra after his election as Labor leader yesterday.
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Talking to Inside Story contributing editor Peter Mares not long before he became the Labor candidate for Maribrynong in 2006, Bill Shorten responds to questions about Labor factions, parliamentary career paths, tax reform, asylum seekers, and winners and losers in the Australian economy. The interview was first broadcast on ABC Radio National’s The National Interest on 22 February 2006.

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