Your Alternative Government

Sometimes in today’s presidential politics, all the emphasis is on the the leader….If you’re considering voting for Kevin Rudd,
perhaps you should understand who would sit around a Labor Party Cabinet table?!!

Prime Minister: Kevin Rudd
Deputy prime Minister and Minister for Industrial relations: Julia Gillard, former student radical and AUS president

Treasurer: Wayne Swan, former ALP state secretary

Attorney general: Joe Ludwig, former AWU official

Minister for Homeland security: Arch Bevis, former organiser Queensland Teachers’ Union

Minister for Trade: Simon Crean, former president, ACTU

Minister for Transport and Tourism: Martin Ferguson, former president, ACTU

Minister for Finance: Lindsay Tanner, former state secretary, Federated Clerk’s Union

Minister for Environment and the Arts: Peter Garrett, lifelong anti-American activist

Minister for Infrastructure and Water: Anthony Albanese. former assistant general secretary, NSW ALP

Minister for Human Services: Tanya Plibersek, former student union official, UTS

Minister for Immigration: Tony Burke, former official Shop Distributive and Allied Employees Union

Minister for Resources: Chris Evans, former official Miscellaneous Workers’ Union

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs: Alan Griffin, former official Federated Clerks Union

Minister for Primary Industry: Kerry O’Brien, former official Miscellaneous Workers’ Union

Minister for Superannuation: Nick Sherry, former state secretary, Federated Liquor and Allied Trades Union

Minister for Sport: Kate Lundy, former official CFMEU.

Waiting in the wings are:

Greg Combet, candidate for Charlton and former ACTU president

Doug Cameron, NSW Senate candidate and secretary of Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union

Bill Shorten: candidate for Maribyrnong and national secretary, Australian Workers’ Union

Richard Marles: candidate for Corio and former assistant secretary, Transport Workers Union.

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