From picket line to PM: Bill Shorten aims to be Australian leader

Australian Opposition Leader Bill Shorten delivers a speech at the Labor Party campaign launch for the 2019 Federal election at the Brisbane Convention Centre in Brisbane, Australia, May 5, 2019. AAP Image/Lukas Coch/via REUTERS

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Bill Shorten, leader of Australia‚Äôs opposition Labor party, is known as a deft negotiator who can work a room to his advantage. His ability to organize – honed while hammering out union pay deals in industries as disparate as horse racing, skiing and ports – may prove decisive at the May 18 […]

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