Good to his word of bringing direct support to local business impacted by the fires in the South East the Leader of the Australian Labor Party, Anthony Albanese and the entire Shadow Cabinet met today at Coachhouse Marina Resort in Batemans Bay.
Above: Member for Gilmore, Fiona Phillips, opening the Shadow Cabinet meeting in Batemans Bay with Penny Wong and Anthony Albanese
Primarily speaking about bushfire recovery, the local region and ongoing regional and local health concerns the visit to the area also allowed them to meet and hear first hand from the community. Arriving on Thursday the Shadow Cabinet ministers took time to visit venues such as the Steampacket Hotel in Nelligen for a beer, the Stingrays Ocean & Grill for dinner and this morning saw the Member for Gilmore, Fiona Phillips take Anthony Albanese and some of the Shadow Cabinet for breakfast to Grumpy and Sweetheart's at Mogo this morning before attending their meeting in Batemans Bay .
Above: Anthony Albanese, Linda Burney, Jim Chalmers and local MP Fiona Phillips walking into Grumpy and Sweetheart's in Mogo
Above: Anthony Albanese and Fiona Phillips talking to a local architect, author and historian Peter Freeman