Labor contender in blue-ribbon Liberal seat of Higgins courts voters concerned about climate

11 September 2021 0 By Bambam

Michelle Ananda-Rajah says climate change and Covid will be front and centre in a ‘watershed election’

Labor’s candidate for the Melbourne seat of Higgins, Michelle Ananda-Rajah, says the government’s lack of action on climate change will be a decisive issue for voters at the next election, as she eyes winning the seat off the Coalition for the first time in more than 70 years.

Ananda-Rajah, who will take on the sitting Liberal MP, Katie Allen, says climate change is the “number one” issue raised with her by voters, and will be a key part of Labor’s campaign as it targets progressive voters in the affluent inner-city seat.

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