Abbott says 'feral' ALP stifles industrial debate

Published in The Australian, 4 November 2011

Matthew Franklin and Joe Kelly


    Tony Abbott has accused Labor of being too "feral" to conduct a reasoned debate on industrial relations, when justifying his failure to produce an alternative industrial relations policy.

    As the Opposition Leader yesterday promised to release a policy before the next election, he was attacked by conservative think tank the HR Nicholls Society for letting Labor "off the hook" on deficiencies in its workplace law.

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