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Albanese drops Butler from climate in reshuffle restart on emissions – Sydney Morning Herald

Mark Butler, one of the party’s strongest advocates for ambitious carbon targets, will lose the portfolio of climate change and energy after months of dispute over…

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Labor insiders dismissed talk of Mr Albaneses leadership being in question in the reshuffle, pointing to support for him in the left faction, the NSW right and the Victorian right.
Mr Butler takes on health and ageing at a key point in the pandemic, with the government facing questions over its vaccine rollout and its aged care policies ahead of the final report from the royal commission into the sector.
Senior figures portrayed Mr Butlers new position as a central portfolio given the pandemic and…

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