- Only eight months ago Shorten, the opposition government services spokesman, appeared in Canberra alongside Gordon, who also chairs the Western Bulldogs team, to announce a class action on the scheme, brought by Gordon Legal.
- That time, Shorten introduced Gordon, noting: Like the Australian Labor Party, lawyer Peter Gordon has a history of fighting for underdogs who are at risk of harm from the excesses and recklessness of powerful institutions.
- The party’s administrative committee last week anointed Slater and Gordon’s Phil Reed as its pick to vie for the mayoral robes.
- Reed, Slater and Gordon’s government relations boss, became one of the youngest mayors in the state’s history in the early ’90s when he was elected to a south-eastern council.
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