Kristina Keneally switch prompts fresh calls for Labor diversity quotas

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
September 15 2021 - 7:30pm
Deepak-Raj Gupta says federal Labor's decision to parachute in Kristina Keneally to run in Fowler could put people of colour off politics. Picture: Karleen Minney

The decision to parachute Kristina Keneally in to contest a safe Labor seat at the expense of a local Vietnamese-Australian woman could turn people of colour off politics, according to the first Indian-born member of the ACT Legislative Assembly.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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