Plan to outsource Australia’s visa processing would be dumped under Labor

"It shouldn't be done for private profit," Labor's immigration spokesman says, as the party reveals it would ditch plans to offload Australia's visa processing system to the private sector, potentially worth more than $3 billion to the winning company.

Braddon’s fence-sitters are central to Bill Shorten’s battle for political momentum

Labor will be knocking on wood in the hopes that timber towns and regional centres in northern Tasmania decide to send Justine Keay back to Parliament House in Canberra, in what would surely be a boost for Bill Shorten at the next federal election.