Young Nats ‘appalled’ as conference motion targets immigrants

Alex Druce
By Alex Druce
Updated May 29 2018 - 1:50am, first published May 28 2018 - 7:30am
A motion targeting immigrants drew fire from outgoing NSW Young Nats chair Jess Price-Purnell, and Deputy Premier John Barilaro, just days after the party leader and son of Italian migrants slapped down Labor’s Luke Foley for comments on immigration in the city media. Photo from @JennyGardiner__ Twitter.

UPDATED TUESDAY 10am: A sour air lingers after the NSW Young Nationals’ annual conference at Lismore at the weekend, with claims an alleged alt-right bloc tried to hijack proceedings and push debate “down a path it shouldn’t be going”.

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Alex Druce

Alex Druce

Senior Journalist

Politics and rural issues journo in Sydney. Give me a yell at adruce@fairfaxmedia.com.au