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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