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Labor hopeful stuns party with shock legal threat

A preselection fight for Labor’s safest federal SA seat has taken a stunning turn, with one of the two nominees serving the party a legal letter claiming the campaign process is unfair and “anti-democratic” – and threatening Supreme Court action if her concerns are not addressed.

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Liberal media adviser Ashton Hurn, with brother and then-West Coast captain Shannon after the 2018 AFL Grand Final, is in the mix for Liberal preselection. Photo: Twitter
Politics

Libs get in line as safe seats fall vacant

Premier Steven Marshall’s most senior media adviser, a former Northern Territory politician and the immediate past president of the Local Government Association are among a glut of hopefuls vying for Liberal preselection after the party closed nominations in four winnable seats.