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THE national secretary of the Australian Workers Union, Paul Howes, has declared it time Labor and Mark Latham bury the hatchet and the former opposition leader be welcomed back to the fold.
Addressing the National Press Club yesterday, Mr Howes said the olive branch should also be extended to others shunned by the party, including Kevin Rudd, the ousting of whom Mr Howes backed.
He said the Labor movement had to cease its endless self-criticism and start fighting back.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/political-news/time-for-labor-to-extend-olive-b…

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President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union and a professional firefighter with more than 25 years’ experience. Father of two daughters, he lives and works on the NSW South Coast, Australia. He is a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around him. He is a Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and works with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist he has long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. Now a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and has decades of experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. He is passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. Darin is also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.
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