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Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has strenuously denied allegations he used his position as national secretary of the Australian Workers Union (AWU) to his personal advantage during the 2007 federal election campaign.
Mr Shorten has taken the stand at a corruption inquiry in Sydney to answer accusations related to his time heading up the Victorian and national branches of the AWU.
He is facing questions over several cases raised so far at the hearings, including allegations about deals that were detrimental to workers but helped business.
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