Just as one example, there are a lot of families, especially the women who do the lion’s share of the work in the home and the child care and have to or wish to work outside the home who would’ve loved to of had their families help them with their load and their children. As well as the positive influence that many grandparents could have due to their love of family. It’s not all about the obvious advantages to the dominant workforce.
And they also threw in the no caps foreign parent migration policy.
I suspect they stuck they necks out because they they really believed they were going to win and they might as well go for broke - Bowens' "dont like it vote against us" being the comment that reveals what they really thought of their prospects. Just like Hilary.
Even the betting people paid out early to those who bet a Labor win.
Dont they know that until Antony Greene says who won, the result is unknown?