Albanese criticises Shorten for side-stepping rank and file voice in Senate preselection

From Katharine Murphy in The Guardian: Labor left powerbroker Anthony Albanese has publicly slapped down an insurgency in the Victorian left, and has delicately criticised Bill Shorten’s decision to parachute in a longtime ally, Kimberley Kitching, to replace Stephen Conroy in the Senate.  Read the full story here.