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Mark Butler

Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, member for Port Adelaide

Mark Butler is the Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy and member for Port Adelaide.
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The Hopes And Fears Of Ageing Australians

The more serious challenges that confront us are to ensure that the 25 years or so added to the average Australian's life are good years -- years in which older Australians remain healthy, active, secure and feel valued by the community they helped to build. Unfortunately, we are not as well placed to meet those challenges.
27/08/2015 8:55 AM AEST