At this time, there are at least two Battin supporting MPs who would be open to considering Matthew Guy for the leadership, and at least two O’Brien supporting MPs who likewise are open to switching support.
Ryan Smith, a capable and likeable MP, is a quiet supporter of both Matthew Guy and Brad Battin, or any other challenger to Michael O’Brien’s embarrassing and gaffe-prone performance in the past year.
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Several former Liberal members for State Parliament and the former President of the Upper House Bruce Atkinson are coming under scrutiny for their involvement with suspected Chinese operatives and agents.
Australia’s spy agency ASIO are investigating reports that Chinese intelligence figures tried to plant agents in Federal Parliament