Federal Labor pledges territory rights vote if it wins government

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated October 26 2021 - 10:30pm, first published 8:00am
Labor spokesperson Jason Clare says the ALP won't support the current Parliament's McMahon bill but would facilitate a new territory rights bill if it wins government. Picture: Melissa Adams

Federal Labor would facilitate a vote on territory rights if they win government at the next election, current MPs resolved in a party meeting on Tuesday.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

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