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Who’s who in the Liberals’ left, right and centre factions? – Sydney Morning Herald

How do Liberal MPs align when it comes to “factions”? How do the groups overlap? Who is in the “ambition faction”? Who’s in the Prayer Group? And who are the Monkey…



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In a 2015 speech to the NSW Liberal Party State Council, then prime minister Malcolm Turnbull declared we are not run by factions. It was a claim that had the party faithful rolling in the aisles.
While Labor organises along strict Left-Right lines (with some smaller sub-factions, often allied with a specific union) the Liberal Party is far more byzantine. Nevertheless, factions or ideological groupings play an important role in organising the…

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