Speaking at NSW Labor conference, opposition leader takes aim at Turnbull’s values on day workers’ penalty rates cut

The opposition leader, Bill Shorten, has promised to restore penalty rates in the first 100 days of government and commit $6bn in federal funding for western Sydney rail projects if he’s successful at the next federal election.

In a speech to Labor faithful at the party’s annual state conference in Sydney’s Town Hall on Sunday, Shorten seized on the government’s “disproportionate” tax policy on the day workers’ penalty rates were cut across the country.

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