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Labor pulls the right levers

Labor’s conference showed good politics and good policy converge in the here and now, writes Nicholas Reece in the Age

Labor is finally on the right side of the debate. Watch the Coalition fumble now.

If Bill Shorten and Labor somehow manage to win the next election, the ALP National Conference  at the weekend will be remembered as a critical turning point in their fortunes. Things have been far from fantastic for the Opposition Leader of late and Labor’s triennial conference was a cluster bomb of tough issues threatening to blow up Shorten’s leadership and the party’s electoral prospects.

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