Bringing 'fresh air' to Parliament: Andrew Leigh's vote to be guided by forums with voters

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
September 20 2020 - 6:30pm
Labor MP Andrew Leigh is taking part in forums to guide his vote on a controversial reproductive issue. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Many Australians would baulk at the idea of importing elements of the American political process into Australia, but federal MP Andrew Leigh and a team of researchers at the University of Canberra are hoping they can replicate a process that will bring "fresh air" into Parliament.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.