Canberra's new MP Alicia Payne is ready to be an advocate for the city

Jasper Lindell
Updated May 26 2019 - 2:30pm, first published May 24 2019 - 11:45am

After weeks of campaigning, freshly elected Canberra MP Alicia Payne was stopped outside the Lyneham shops on the Monday after the election, when someone asked her why she wasn't working that day.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined The Canberra Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, transport, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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