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Labor MP Marlene Kairouz and Banyule Mayor referred to party tribunal over branch stacking allegations – ABC News

The fallout from an exposé accusing then-Labor MP Adem Somyurek of running a widespread branch stacking operation continues, with former Victorian minister Marlene…



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Former Victorian Labor minister Marlene Kairouz and the Mayor of Banyule, Rick Garotti, have both been referred to the ALP’s disputes tribunal over branch stacking allegations.

  • Ms Kairouz denies the accusations and says she is disappointed by them
  • Cr Garotti declined to comment
  • More than 1,800 “non-genuine members” have been removed from the Labor Party’s rolls

Former Victorian premier Steve Bracks and former federal MP Jenny Macklin have now completed an audit of the Victorian ALP membership triggered…

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