Labor has driven a long and winding road with the unions but Anthony Albanese has taken an important U-turn. Michelle Grattan asks whether it will work?
Some in Labor are wondering why, despite scandal after scandal, no previous leader dared to cut John Setka loose, including Bill Shorten, who shared cosy ties with the CFMEU, writes Patricia Karvelas.
Labor's frontbench is a puzzle of gender equality, talent and factional juggling. Not everyone is a winner, writes Michelle Grattan.
Newly sworn-in leader of the Opposition Anthony Albanese reveals his shadow ministry line-up, including a spot for Bill Shorten, in the wake of last month's federal election.
The Coalition's election victory was born in a "sliding doors" moment almost 12 months ago when a matter of votes could have swayed May's election outcome, writes Tom Iggulden.
Labor this week has looked like a routed army forced to regroup while it is still bandaging wounds and burying its dead. Can its former general, Bill Shorten, survive the changing of the guard? writes Michelle Grattan.
It's the question that won't go away and part of the reason for the confusion is that Anthony Albanese has changed how he says his surname throughout the course of his own life, writes Tiger Webb.
Just a day after announcing his candidacy, the Shadow Treasurer pulls out of the Labor leadership contest, paving the way for Anthony Albanese to replace Bill Shorten as Opposition Leader.
Anthony Albanese, the first Labor MP to declare his interest in the leadership, has told 7.30's Leigh Sales his party needs to "recalibrate" its message on economic growth and refresh its policy offering.
With the recent exodus of Cabinet ministers and expectations of rewards for well-performing states in the election win, Scott Morrison has a lot to consider as he assembles his new front bench.