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Labor's Chris Bowen: Paul Keating protégé and would-be treasurer

By Europe correspondent Bridget Brennan in Vatican City George Pell is the most senior member of the Catholic Church to be found guilty of child sexual abuse and in many ways his conviction is uncharted territory for the Vatican. But in the lead-up to the next election, Labor will be frank about where it sees imbalances in the economy. Except that the majority in the parliament were usually elected on a particular platform and by obtaining a majority they usually set about implementing their platform.

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The pattern of the Coalition dampening the swing in marginal seats was evident in many of the outer suburban mortgage belt seats gained from Labor in 1996. Rainy day painter made impression on art world.

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In the then 148 seat House of Representatives, the Coalition won 94 seats to Labor's 49 with five Independents. While due process continues, our justice system has affirmed no Australian is above the law. While conventional wisdom says it is political suicide to do anything that might threaten property values, Bowen convinced Labor leader Bill Shorten to promise to end negative gearing on existing homes — a reform that even Keating had to back away from.

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He did not ask 1 question in question time today, but left it up to others. In the lead-up to the federal election — which could be as early as August this year but is tipped to be in 2019 — the Coalition expects Labor to try to tap into dissatisfaction about stagnant wages and the cost of living.

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Like Keating, Bowen has Irish heritage and it shows in his impish appearance. In the end the swing was 4. Industry leaders are hedging their bets about what might lie ahead with a potential Labor government but say they are reassured that Bowen will at least listen to the business point of view. In passing almost, Packer also told host Ray Martin that he thought Howard would make a good prime minister.

If Australians could join the dots, the demise of Paul Keating's prime ministership was assured on February 16, 1995, 13 months before John Howard did him slowly.

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Avoid perfection to create a beautiful interior 'Whiteley', the opera, bets big on attracting a large audience 'Eighth Grade' costume designer deserves an Oscar in the 2019 Academy Awards. Craig Emerson, a former Gillard government Cabinet minister, says Bowen has already demonstrated that he has the powers of persuasion he will need to be an effective, reforming treasurer.

Dead man talking. Labor needed a uniform swing of 4. Paul would never be seen dead in a blue suit.