Advance Australia calls targeting David Pocock made to 'subscribers', AEC's Tom Rogers says

Lanie Tindale
Updated November 3 2022 - 1:59pm, first published 11:30am
ACT senator David Pocock, left, and electoral commissioner Tom Rogers. Pictures by Elesa Kurtz, Sitthixay Ditthavong
ACT senator David Pocock, left, and electoral commissioner Tom Rogers. Pictures by Elesa Kurtz, Sitthixay Ditthavong

Automatic phone calls made to Canberrans on the eve of the election did not breach electoral laws because they only targeted "subscribers", the electoral commission has claimed.

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Lanie Tindale

I am a reporter at The Canberra Times, and was previously a trainee. I have covered various topics at the masthead, including courts, federal politics, breaking news, features and opinion. I previously worked in digital news. I am now a general news reporter, with a focus on health. lanie.tindale@canberratimes.com.au.

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