Kerryn Phelps

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‘It can be done’: how a strong female crossbench could challenge Australian politics
As disillusionment with the Morrison government grows, a new generation of independents is emerging to run against the system itself

Jo Dyer

13, Feb, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Independent politicians to hold conference to plot federal election strategy
High-profile independent politicians including Warringah MP Zali Steggall and Indi MP Helen Haines to attend strategy meeting

Anne Davies

02, Feb, 2021 @11:58 PM

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Q+A: 'catastrophic' Covid-19 outbreaks in aged care could have been prevented, doctors say
Labor MP Ged Kearney, whose father-in-law died of Covid-19, tells ABC audience that ‘the Morrison government has failed aged care’

Naaman Zhou

03, Aug, 2020 @8:26 PM

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News Corp asylum seeker cartoon 'prejudicial' but in public interest, press council says
Watchdog says Daily Telegraph cartoon conveys offensive stereotypes about Middle Eastern men but is justified in the public interest

Amanda Meade

17, Feb, 2020 @5:58 AM

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Zali Steggall given $1.1m donations in successful bid to topple Tony Abbott
Steggall given most among independents at election, and largest donor to independents was Climate 200 lobby group

Paul Karp and Sarah Martin

04, Nov, 2019 @12:51 AM

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Abandoning medevac would be 'disastrous', former home affairs official says
Australia’s overall deterrence regime ‘need not rely on a logic of cruelty in order to be effective’, Shaun Hans says

Katharine Murphy Political editor

19, Aug, 2019 @4:23 AM

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Tanya Plibersek will not contest Labor leadership ballot – as it happened
Deputy leader says ‘now is not my time’ to run for Labor leadership, as Coalition inches towards majority

Amy Remeikis

20, May, 2019 @7:18 AM

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Coalition survives election challenge from independents in the bush
Helen Haines hopeful of following Cathy McGowan in Indi, but Barnaby Joyce and Nationals jubilant at retaining rural seats

Gabrielle Chan

18, May, 2019 @1:01 PM

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Homophobic emails against Kerryn Phelps referred to counter-terrorism squad
Police escalate the emails containing homophobic slurs and naming her three children to the fixated persons unit

Anne Davies

16, May, 2019 @7:54 AM

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Kerryn Phelps frustrated over police investigation into antisemitic emails
Independent MP targeted alongside Josh Frydenberg and Julian Leeser by string of abuse during Australian election campaign

Michael McGowanand Nick Evershed

06, May, 2019 @3:35 AM

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Independents pledge to block Adani mine in event of minority government
Seven high-profile independents including Kerryn Phelps and Julia Banks promise to pursue climate actions

Katharine Murphy and Sarah Martin

30, Apr, 2019 @6:00 PM

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'Modern Liberals': Dave Sharma and Tim Wilson rebrand over climate change
Liberal candidates under pressure from Greens and Independents have dropped Liberal logo for ‘modern Liberal’ tag

Anne Davies

10, Apr, 2019 @6:00 PM

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