Crikey Says

Sep 13, 2013

Crikey says: power to the ALP people

Indonesia takes on Abbott over boats, while Bernard Keane takes on the Greens over losing votes. Keen cyclist Tony Abbott is sponsored by big pharma -- a good idea? All the goss from the BigSound music gabfest. And A Current Affair to apologise for a racist story. Who'd have thought?

Anthony Albanese is reportedly set to stand for the leadership of the federal parliamentary Labor Party, pitting him against Bill Shorten.

It’s an excellent outcome for the ALP and more widely for Australian democracy. For the first time in modern Australian politics, candidates for the leadership of a major federal party will seek the backing of their party’s members, as well as their parliamentary colleagues.

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