Good piece in The Western Weekender about my trip to Penrith:

“I’ve looked at a lot of the policy areas in NSW and the reality is that Labor and Liberal are very similar,” Mr Latham told the Weekender.

“What we’re offering is an alternative for people to solve problems in a commonsense way, to cut the immigration program, to end over-development and to have a more sustainable and appealing lifestyle in western Sydney.”

Read the article in full here.

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Another good piece from today’s travels. Central Western Daily – on Elvis, capes and the Dastyari curse:

“Mark Latham, a self-confessed “old fading rocker and Elvis fan” with a political career full of hits and misses, rocked into Orange on Friday.

“Mr Latham, now the NSW leader of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party, is standing for the upper house in the March state election.

“He was on his way to Parkes for the Elvis festival where he said he would be shopping for an Elvis cape to wear rather than the full body suit.

“I thought about this but then I realised a couple of years ago the last politician to go full Elvis kit, the full body suit and wig at Parkes, was [former senator] Sam Dastyari. I’m afraid that didn’t end very well, so based on the Dastyari curse I might limit myself to an Elvis cape,” he said…”

Read the full article here.