NEWSFLASH: Simon Crean Remains Leader Of Australian Labor Party
IMAGE: Simon Crean
Australian Labor Party Leader Simon Crean has been re-elected leader of the ALP in a meeting of the party's 92 strong parliamentary caucus this morning.
IMAGE: Kim Beazley
The vote was held as a result of a challenge for the leadership mounted by former leader Kim Beazley. Simon Crean received 58 votes to Beazley's 34.
Addressing the media after the vote Kim Beazley ruled out a later challenge against Crean.