Chris Minns, senior MPs meet to tackle Labor’s urgent priorities
While Minns confirmed the key ministerial positions of his leadership team on Sunday, he said he would wait until he knew the full results of Saturday’s election were known before finalising his cabinet.
Former Labor MP Steven Whan – who held the Monaro for two terms between 2003 and 2011 – wrestled back the seat from the Nationals on Saturday, with senior party figures speculating he could walk back into a cabinet position.
Minns credited Labor’s win on Saturday to a clear and simple campaign based on essential state government services and cost-of-living issues in an election held amid surging inflation.
“I think Labor went into this election campaign with specific, credible and common sense initiatives that would actually make a difference to our schools and our hospitals and the rising cost of living for the people of this state,” he said.
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