OP­PO­SI­TION LEADER BILL SHORTEN LENDS A LIS­TEN­ING EAR IN CAIRNS

The Cairns Post - - FRONT PAGE - PETE MARTINELLI

CAIRNS work­ers, busi­ness lead­ers and cu­ri­ous con­stituents gath­ered at an ALP town hall meet­ing at Brothers Leagues Club yes­ter­day.

Leader of the Op­po­si­tion Bill Shorten (right) and spokesman for Em­ploy­ment and Work­place Re­la­tions Bren­dan O’Con­nor hosted the gath­er­ing to talk to work­ers, unions and em­ploy­ers and launch a web­site to ex­pose un­fair work prac­tices.

“Too many peo­ple … are hav­ing trou­ble mak­ing ends meet,” Mr O’Con­nor said.

Cairns Re­gional Coun­cil em­ployee Kevin Ni­cholls said

AU­DI­ENCE: Kevin Ni­cholls, Richard Lil­ley, Lil­ian Begel­hole and Neil Stan­more at yes­ter­day’s town hall

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