What does the ALP need in a leader now?

Opinion column, January 18, 2006

Over the past decade, contingents of thinkers and generations of supporters have passed through the Labor party’s grasp. The hard-heads of the Labor party will be thinking that, after the Latham experience, all that is needed is a new Labor leader who embodies stability, character and trust. But they must also consider how irrelevant Labor is to so many people around the country who once would have been automatic supporters....