Towards 2022

Introduction Speech: Towards 2022 By Brett Gale

The fact that so many people are willing to join us three weeks out from Christmas, illustrates the great hunger for positive discussion on Labor’s future and on Australia’s future. And Read More

11 Dec 2019 in Towards 2022

With hindsight, we can do better By Ben LaBolt

In the United States, in Australia, in Europe and Eurasia, in South America, and indeed, around the world, shock election keeps following shock election. An angry electorate is raging against Read More

11 Dec 2019 in Towards 2022

Opening Address: Changing Hearts and Minds By Wayne Swan

We come together at an important time for our party and for our country.   But now is not a time for introspection. It is a time to look ahead.  Although we Read More

11 Dec 2019 in Towards 2022

Sally McManus’ address to Toward 2022 By Sally McManus

Friends, I’d like to start by acknowledging the Gadigal people of the Eora nation and pay my respects to their elders, past, present and emerging. 30 years ago there were high hopes Read More

11 Dec 2019 in Towards 2022

Labor as the party of the future By Jim Chalmers

Thanks to Brett Gale and his board for getting us together today and for the opportunity to provide some perspectives on Labor and the economy, and to Michael Cooney for Read More

11 Dec 2019 in Towards 2022

Tanya Plibersek: Closing address to Towards 2022 By Tanya Plibersek

Around the world, democratic societies are fracturing. Institutions and norms that once felt unchallengeable now appear fragile. Trust in politicians and political parties has never been lower. The public arena we Read More

11 Dec 2019 in Towards 2022

Labor and Democracy: Anthony Albanese’s address to Toward 2022 By Anthony Albanese

At the National Press Club in November I said that my intention over the next two years is to provide the Australian people with a fresh and positive approach to Read More

11 Dec 2019 in Towards 2022
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