crossing the floor

Lesley Clark - 00:48:25

Lesley Clark
Lesley Clark describes the belief in far North Queensland that the area did not get the attention it deserved, but she states the attitude did not reflect reality. She talks about the vulnerability of an economy based on agriculture and tourism and the tension between representing the electorate and the party.

Rosemary Kyburz - 00:30:28

Rosemary Kyburz
Rosemary Kyburz discusses her reputation for crossing the floor, leaks from the party room, lack of opportunity for debate in the party room, and states that now crossing the floor would not be possible due to greater party discipline.  She states that there was no such thing as independents in her era.
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