Aboriginal candidates for both major parties in first for WA seat of Kimberley

Written on the 26 February 2017

Aboriginal candidates for both major parties in first for WA seat of Kimberley Politics in the far north seat of Kimberley is breaking new ground, with both major parties fielding Aboriginal candidates for the first time.

Former police officer Warren Greatorex is the Liberal Party's first ever Indigenous candidate for the seat of Kimberley, while Labor's Josie Farrer is seeking re-election for a second term.

The vast electorate, which covers an area almost twice the size of Victoria, has been a Labor stronghold since 1980, and has been held by the party for the last 15 years.


Source: ABC Kimberley

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