Factions must cede power: Albanese

Labor Left leader believes party reform can help make Tony Abbott a one-term PM.

Labor Left leader Anthony ­Albanese last night called on union chiefs and power­brokers -- including himself -- to relinquish power and influence to members because they have a “collective responsibility’’ to reform the party.

And he hit out at some March for March protesters who overstepped the mark, cautioning that those on the progressive side of politics “should leave the abusive slogans and offensive posters to the fringe’’.


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