The best lesson my parents taught me and my brother was a simple one: be curious.

Everywhere I go in this unique city, I meet people who are curious and passionate about the decisions that shape our community.

Canberra’s north rewards the curious. I've set out to build trust and engagement in the representative process and the people of Fenner teach me more about what that means every day.

ANDREW LEIGH MP
FEDERAL MEMBER FOR FENNER
SHADOW ASSISTANT TREASURER
SHADOW MINISTER FOR COMPETITION & PRODUCTIVITY
SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE IN SERVICES
SHADOW MINISTER FOR CHARITIES AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS

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Refugees add to our rich tapestry - Op Ed, The Chronicle
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Political parenting is a conversation we need to have - Transcript, ABC News 24
E&OE TRANSCRIPT TV INTERVIEW ABC NEWS 24 AFTERNOON LIVE MONDAY, 21 JANUARY 2019 SUBJECTS: Politics and parenting, gender balance in political parties, Kelly O’Dwyer. GEMMA VENESS: Returning to our earlier story, the resignation of Kelly O'Dwyer. For more on this, we're joined by the ABC’s chief political writer Annabel Crab and...

Political parenting can be mortifying, but the imperfections can be glorious - Op Ed, The Guardian
POLITICAL PARENTING CAN BE MORTIFYING – BUT THE IMPERFECTIONS CAN BE GLORIOUS The Guardian, 16 January 2016 At first glance, it seemed the last photo you’d put on the front of your Christmas card. Gweneth and I were smiling at the cameras, along with our eldest two boys. What we...


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