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The independent insurgency threatening the Liberals

Mike Seccombe on what is motivating this wave of independents, and how they could end up shaping the future of Australian politics.

Traditionally the Liberal Party’s biggest threat at federal elections is the Labor Party. But this time they’re facing an insurgency in their heartland.

A number of high-profile and well-resourced independent candidates are challenging Liberal MPs in some of the party’s safest seats. 

Today, national correspondent for The Saturday Paper, Mike Seccombe on what is motivating this wave of independents, and how they could end up shaping the future of Australian politics. 

 

Guest: National Correspondent for The Saturday Paper, Mike Seccombe.

 
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