Labor leader Bill Shorten told parliament the government was wasting time on watering down race-hate laws while people were being put out of work.
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“A repeat offender when it comes to payments was Australian Workers Union Victoria under the leadership then of the now leader of opposition,” Turnbull said.
Malcolm Turnbull ‘pulled a Donald Trump’ on Sunday, launching a Twitter tirade after a media report claimed the government will scrap welfare payments in the May Budget.
Bill Shorten declears: “Too many Australians think the political system is broken and more than a few don’t trust us to fix it. We need to lift our game.”
Australian Health Minister Sussan Ley said she had resigned from her Cabinet position amid an expenses scandal that has proved to be an embarrassing.
Shorten said the Turnbull government was willing to risk “more guns on the streets” in exchange for Liberal Democrats senator David Leyonhjelm’s vote.
Mr Shorten is calling for a free vote on the issue in Parliament — but Mr Turnbull has refused to be drawn on whether he will permit that.
Bill Shorten ambushed the government and came within one vote of passing a motion to set up the inquiry over Mr Turnbull’s objections.
Mr Shorten came under pressure from environmental groups to block one of the biggest savings, a $1bn cut to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, while social service groups warned against cuts to welfare services.
Chief opposition whip Chris Hayes said Mr Shorten’s was the only name when nominations closed at 5pm on Friday.
“You can’t deny the fact that in these mosques they have been known to preach hate towards us — is that a society we want to live in?” Pauline Hanson said.
Bill Shorten: “For whatever reason, if Mr Turnbull forms some minority government, they’re not going to keep him.”
Shorten told reporters. “He has taken this nation to an election on the basis of stability. He has delivered instability. The bloke is not up to the job.”
Mr Bill Shorten asked Australians to have patience as the election result is finalised.
Australian voters used the July 2 poll to deliver the rookie Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull a stinging rebuke.
Mr Turnbull has repeatedly denied any such intention and his deputy, Julie Bishop, has accused Mr Shorten of “trying to sneak into office on the back of a lie”.
“We have a high standard. As soon as I was aware of the issue we immediately accepted his resignation,” Mr Bill Shorten yesterday said.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten asked: “Can you name three good qualities about Malcolm Turnbull?”
Labor is halfway to losing another election by shouting “racist!” and “shut up!”.
At least Bill Shorten’s leadership rival, Anthony Albanese, turned up and voted against turning back boats.