Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon calls for greater freedom in political parties

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated February 17 2022 - 6:54am, first published 3:15am
Labor's Joel Fitzgibbon. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Outgoing Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon has called for greater freedom in the major political parties, saying strict party discipline is "strangling our democracy".

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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