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The federal parliamentary left is set to dump Kim Carr, who has been spokesman on higher education and industry. Dan Himbrechts/AAP

Bitter row over move to dump Kim Carr from Labor frontbench

A brawl over Labor's frontbench reshuffle deepened on Wednesday night when the Victorian Socialist Left executive dug in behind embattled senator Kim Carr.
Chris Bowen and Tony Burke put out Labor’s costings just after Malcolm Turnbull’s official launch of the Coalition’s campaign. Dan Peled/AAP

Labor costings: ALP deficit $16.5 billion higher over the budget period

Labor has unveiled its costings, showing it would have a deficit of around $16 billion higher across the forward estimates than that shown in the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook.
In his speech, Bill Shorten tapped into community hopes and fears, positives and negatives. David Moir/AAP

Shorten seeks to keep alive hope of a Labor win

With the polls remaining close and confusing but a general feeling that Malcolm Turnbull has the edge in this election, Bill Shorten has made a spirited appeal to Labor’s faithful to put their shoulders…

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