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Anne Davies for the Guardian Sun 13 Dec 2020 06.00 AEDT

We Are Hughes does not get a direct mention here, however the grassroots movements are who we are. The sentiments expressed are in line with our movement. "In both the bush and the cities, the independent movement is gathering steam as people look for ways to have a meaningful voice in politics. " The uniting theme is that issues, rather than organisations, are what motivate citizens, and unless the parties can harness this, people will look elsewhere." “increasing levels of disaffection with political institutions and traditional advocacy groups, coupled with people’s changed preferences to participate in politics on the basis of issues and on an ad hoc basis”. Link to article

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