Brian Burston quits One Nation – and Hanson loses Senate balance of power

Party now has same influence as Centre Alliance and the crossbenchers who have formed a loose voting alliancePauline Hanson has officially lost her balance of power in the Senate, with her estranged New South Wales senator Brian Burston announcing that he has quit the party.Relations between Hanson and her former loyalist and longtime friend Burston began to sour, for the second time, earlier this year, when Hanson anointed Malcolm Roberts as her Queensland Senate pick but said Burston would have to reapply for his Senate position “like any other candidate”. Continue reading...

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