6.47pm The Labor Unity members are meeting at the AWU and it’s extremely well attended according to VEXNEWS investigators. “I now know how a sardine feels” one patriot reports. Thine host Cesar Melham delighted to have the chance to test the capacity of AWU’s meeting room, previously thought to be around 300. Â Rumours that David Feeney would be attending appear not to be true.
7.00pm Bill Shorten and Senator Steve Conroy have spoken, both very well. Much applause and merriment all round. Conroy was brief as he had to rush to catch Kevin747’s jet on its way to Canberra. What a cool reason not to be able to speak long. Best attended LU meeting in years one VEXNEWS reporter claims.
7.13pm The deal with the Left Â is being explained, that it maintained a status quo for the most part, give the Left some wins. Some have expressed concern that the Left might turn hostile at some time down the track.
7.15pm Motion regarding the arrangements with the Left passed unanimously. Much applause.
7.30pm Grateful patriots celebrate the heroic air conditioning maintenance efforts of hosts Cesar Melham and Michael Borowick from the union. Despite packed room, folks gathered outside, texting and clamouring to join in the fun.
7.35pm Marsha Thomson spoke very well and eloquently and where LU has been and where it needs to head, patriots report. The agenda item “The Way Forward” has got many thinking…
7.48pm Garth Head commences speaking. Patriot correspondent thinks he’s going in off the long run for a big speech, something he does exceptionally well, we might say.