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Sheena Watt to become Labor’s first female Indigenous state MP as Premier defends intervention – The Age

After one of the last remaining candidates withdrew from the race to replace Jenny Mikakos, the Premier had a message for internal critics of his intervention o…

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“That outcome fills me with joy for Sheena and the Aboriginal community, and I have rung her to congratulate her on this important moment for Labor in Victoria.”
Mr Andrews’ allies had been canvassing support for Ms Stewart ahead of his public intervention at a press conference on Friday. He called on his faction to “do something special” when it met on Sunday to select their nominee to replace Ms Mikakos.
Prue Stewart with Kutcha Edwards in March after the government announced a redress schem…

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