Craig Kelly quits Liberal party and moves to crossbench

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated February 23 2021 - 8:37am, first published 1:30am

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says his government will continue to function despite Hughes MP Craig Kelly moving to the crossbench after resigning from the Liberal party.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.