They call him Mr Repacholi now: The new member for the Hunter is in the House

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated June 28 2022 - 7:10am, first published 5:40am
Labor member for Hunter Dan Repacholi. Picture Elesa Kurtz

The new federal Labor member for Hunter Dan Repacholi has declared he is in the House to be a "big voice for the Hunter" and said his position on coal does not put him at odds with the rest of the ALP.


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

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