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Albanese defends Labor’s candidate picks

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has declared he is picking candidates for a long-term Labor government as he defended pre-selection decisions.

The time’s right: Fitzgibbon

After much toing and froing in recent months, Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon feels now’s the time to start a new phase in his life.

Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon announces his retirement from politics

Veteran federal Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon has confirmed he's made "a difficult decision" to leave his NSW Hunter seat at the next election.

MPs praise Jodi McKay’s efforts

Port Stephens state MP Kate Washington and her Maitland counterpart Jenny Aitchison have praised the efforts of Labor leader Jodi McKay, who announced her resignation today. The head of the NSW Opposition faced...

OPINION: Why Labor must not abandon the miners

Making too many assumptions about what the Upper Hunter by-election might mean for the future of the Labor Party is not without its dangers. But, not as dangerous as drawing no lessons at...

‘Diabolical’ result for Labor: Fitzgibbon

Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon has labelled The Nationals’ big win in the Upper Hunter by-election at the weekend as a “diabolical result for the Labor Party”. Following the departure of Michael Johnsen, in...

PM’s unawareness of Parliament House assault “unfathomable”: Claydon

Newcastle Federal MP Sharon Claydon is helping shape new measures to prevent sexual assault in the Labor Party. The allegations of rape made by Brittany Higgins - the former media aide to the...