Opinion

Can centrist independents save our flailing democracy?

By Lindy Edwards
April 12 2022 - 7:21pm
Sophie Mirabella and Scott Morrison in 2016. Mirabella was unseated in Indi after voters believed she had taken her position in Parliament for granted. Picture: Wiltshire/Bunn

Two unpopular major party leaders means independents are likely to fare unusually well at this election. And that may turn out to be a critical salve to our democracy at an important historical juncture.

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