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Is 'independence' within political parties a viable alternative?

John Warhurst
By John Warhurst
December 1 2021 - 6:25pm
Moderate Liberal MP Bridget Archer during a joint party room meeting in 2019. Picture: Getty Images

The undeniable growing momentum for independent candidates standing at the next federal election sits side by side with some growing independence within the governing political parties.

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John Warhurst

John Warhurst

Canberra Times columnist

John Warhurst is an emeritus professor of political science at the Australian National University and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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