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‘Looking to the future’: Rebecca White says Labor drama ‘behind us now’ | The Advocate



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Labor leader Rebecca White says her party is “looking to the future”, after its disastrous start to the state election campaign. This week has seen Ms White reassert her authority over the party, successfully urging the ALP’s national executive to install Kingborough mayor Dean Winter as Labor’s sixth candidate in Franklin, following an internal stoush over a decision by Tasmanian Labor’s administrative committee not to preselect him. However, on Wednesday, tensions again came to the fore when another Franklin Labor candidate, barrister Fabiano Cangelosi, described the party’s policies on poker machines and protest laws as “wholly repugnant”. Just two hours after Mr Cangelosi’s comments began to circulate publicly, the…

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