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Independents movement is growing strongly in Australian politics

By John Warhurst
December 15 2021 - 6:00pm
The independents are responding to three main weaknesses in the current system. Picture: Keegan Carroll

The 2022 federal election may prove to be a watershed moment in Australian politics; one that political historians will look back on like they do at the formation of the Australian Democrats in the early 1980s and the beginnings of independent Greens groups in the later 1980s.

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