Gillard reportedly loses support of Shorten

Gillard reportedly loses support of Shorten

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has reportedly removed Bill Shorten from her inner circle within the Labor party, over fears she has lost his support.

Pressure is mounting on Mr Shorten to resolve Labor’s leadership impasse.

According to News Limited at least two senior Labor figures have noticed the shunning of the Workplace Relations Minister.

But other Senior Labor figures, including Trade Minister Craig Emerson, say the opportunity for a leadership spill has been there and nothing has happened.

There is one sitting week of parliament left, before the Federal election.

About author

Amy Whittaker
Amy Whittaker 1402 posts

<p>Amy joined the NRN team in August 2011, before graduating from a B of Arts (Communication-Journalism)/B of Sports Studies from Charles Sturt University in December 2011.</p>

View all posts by this author →

You might also like

National 0 Comments

Finch smashes a T20 record for Aussie victory

Aussie batsman Aaron Finch has smashed a world record T20 total of 156 off 63 balls against England.

National

11-year-old autistic boy found alive in Victoria

The search for an 11-year-old autistic boy will enter its fifth day today, after his beanie was found in a Victorian national park.

National 0 Comments

Government, Opposition blame each other for rising unemployment

The Federal Government and Opposition have continued the blame game over Australia’s rising unemployment rate.

National

Government could be breaking international law: Burnside

The Australian government has been warned it could be breaching international law if it is assessing asylum seekers’ claims at sea.

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!