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Australia’s politicians are moving well and truly to an election war footing

Scott Morrison will launch the second arm of his re-election pitch on Monday by claiming superior national security credentials, while Labor wrestles internally over whether to support a bill by independents allowing the transfer of asylum seekers to Australia for medical treatment. At the same time, Labor leader Bill Shorten […]
Australia’s politicians are moving well and truly to an election war footing
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Jay Weatherill quits as Labor leader in South Australia

Jay Weatherill is quitting as Labor leader in South Australia after losing the state election to Steven Marshall. Mr Weatherill told reporters at a press conference outside Adelaide Oval late on Sunday morning that he would be stepping down “sooner rather than later” and would become a backbencher representing his […]
Jay Weatherill quits as Labor leader in South Australia