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Big upset for Australia’s major parties, as Aboriginal Green candidate wins inner-city by-election

Northcote by-election:  Greens win inner-city seat, Thorpe to become first female Aboriginal MP, By Richard Willingham, Sunday 19 November 2017
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-18/greens-win-northcote-by-election/9164644 The Greens’ Lidia Thorpe will become the first Aboriginal woman in Victoria’s Parliament,
defeating Labor’s Clare Burns on the back of a campaign that included a
pitch to voters that they could make history while not toppling a progressive government.

‘It is the first time Labor has lost a Victorian by-election since 1948.’

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November 20, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, politics

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