Independent candidates' secret weapon to win election seats | Cathy McGowan | Australian Story

Independent candidates' secret weapon to win election seats | Cathy McGowan | Australian Story

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When Cathy McGowan won the seat of Indi in 2013, she had no idea that she would become a lightning rod for an independent movement that is now dominating Australian politics.

More than 23 so-called teal or community independent candidates are standing in this election and it’s McGowan who has been their "secret weapon".

Join Australian Story as we go on the hustings with the 68-year-old farmer from Victoria to two seats where she's helping guide candidates and rallying their armies of more than 20,000 volunteers.

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