Yes, we wear Akubras but that's where the similarity stops: Perin Davey on life as a National senator

Kirsten Lawson
Updated July 24 2019 - 1:25pm, first published 12:00am

For many new politicians Canberra is a lonely experience, with no connection to anything outside the cloistered and frantic place that is Parliament House. Not so for new senator Perin Davey. For her, it's a kind of homecoming, in more ways than one.

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Kirsten Lawson

Kirsten Lawson

Political reporter

It's about the truth for me. That means asking questions. Then asking more questions. On the best days, we get answers.

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