We're seeing quite a lot of people who really would like a return to class-based politics.
A modern health and social care system has to be completely focussed on the needs of its users.
The accusation that we've lost our soul resonates with a very modern concern about authenticity.
But getting your party structure right may also be a precondition for getting your policies right.
As patients and consumers, we are better informed today about our health care than any previous generation.
Certainly we know from our own experience how very difficult it is when you've lost an election that perhaps a lot of people were expecting you to win.
And I hope very much that the ALP will become increasingly engaged in the international discussions that are taking place amongst centre-left parties generally.
We just have to be crystal clear that if we were to abandon all the reforms made over some very painful years in the Labour party, we would be consigned back to opposition.
You've got to respond to that and of course thinking through the role of a left party in the modern world, in the modern economy and society and having a policy response to that.
I have very real concerns about the civil liberties implications of ultimately requiring every resident to submit themselves for compulsory fingerprinting or some other biometric test.