Slamming Abbott on SPCA isn't enough

The Coalition's charge against SPCA workers could hand Bill Shorten a tremendous political advantage. An accord with workers could be just the ticket for Labor, but Shorten would need to bring unions to heel.

As the reality of the SPCA situation hits home, there are two questions that need answering: one immediate, one longer term.

The immediate question is what political advantage have Prime Minister Abbott and Treasure Hockey given to opposition leader Bill Shorten, with their charge against the hapless workers of SPCA?


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