‘Rise of the Independents’ and ‘Rise of the Greens’: Reflecting on the year in Aust politics

Monash University senior lecturer Dr Zareh Ghazarian says a “really big story” in reflecting on Australian politics was the “rise of the independents” and the “rise of gimmicks”.

Ghazarian says the Labor Party won a majority government for the first time in 15 years, the Coalition lost 18 seats, Labor won eight and the Greens won four in the federal election.

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