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Federal election 2019: Bob Hawke declares Shorten is ‘consensus leader’ – politics live

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A third former prime minister enters the campaign as the final three days come down to the wire. All the days events, live 12.19am BST Scott Morrison is in Tasmania, but is expected to hit Victoria today.He met ‘J Rod’ last night at a Launceston football club and gave it the prime ministerial endorsement as the best mullet he had ever seen. Jenny also seems impressed. 11.57pm BST In his open letter, Bob Hawke also pointed to the number of leaders the Liberal party has had over its term of government:
Over the past six years, the Liberals have had three leaders while Labor has had one, and three treasurers while Labor has had one shadow treasurer.As I said repeatedly when I was prime minister, if you can’t govern yourselves, you can’t govern the country. Continue reading…



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Publish date : 2019-05-14 23:19:02

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