Kimberley Kitching was on track for preselection, says Labor powerbroker Don Farrell

ALP Senate leader Penny Wong calls for politics to ‘take a backseat’ ahead of Kitching’s funeral on MondayGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingKimberley Kitching would have been preselected again as a Labor senator, according to party powerbroker Don Farrell, despite speculation the late politician’s position was in jeopardy.Labor’s Senate leader, Penny Wong, on Sunday called for politics to “take a backseat”, and again denied claims of bullying against Kitching and other opposition frontbenchers, ahead of Kitching’s funeral on Monday. Continue reading...

Kimberley Kitching was on track for preselection, says Labor powerbroker Don Farrell

ALP Senate leader Penny Wong calls for politics to ‘take a backseat’ ahead of Kitching’s funeral on Monday

Kimberley Kitching would have been preselected again as a Labor senator, according to party powerbroker Don Farrell, despite speculation the late politician’s position was in jeopardy.

Labor’s Senate leader, Penny Wong, on Sunday called for politics to “take a backseat”, and again denied claims of bullying against Kitching and other opposition frontbenchers, ahead of Kitching’s funeral on Monday.

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