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Meet Marie Claire’s 2022 Women Of The Year

Marie Claire, 10 November 2022

At their shoot at the Australian Portrait Gallery in Canberra, Tink tells marie claire, “We stood up to say that politics can be done differently. We can do better on climate, we can have integrity in politics, we can do better in terms of gender equity, and we can do better in terms of how we treat people seeking asylum in this country.”

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More strike rights for unions on the table as PM is drawn into IR talks

Sydney Morning Herald, 8 November 2022

Independent MPs rose in parliament to blast the lack of time they had to digest and discuss the Labor Government's controversial industrial relations bill after Workplace Relations Minister Tony Burke imposed a shortened timeline. “This is a deal done largely behind closed doors and that’s not good for democracy,” Tink said.

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What was the price six teals spent to win their seats during election blitz?

The Australian, 8 November 2022

Australian Electoral Commission data published on Monday reveals Climate 200 donated almost $6m to independent candidates at the May poll, of which $4.5m went to the six successful teals – Allegra Spender, Kylea Tink, Monique Ryan, Zoe Daniel, Sophie Scamps and Kate Chaney.

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Teal independents backed by $6m from climate group

Daily Telegraph, 8 November 2022

The AEC‘s transparency data has finally put a price tag on the “Teal” independents’ war on key former Liberal seats in NSW and Victoria with each of the six women elected to parliament getting more than $700,000 each from environmental activists Climate 200.

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Sex harassment bill passes lower house

West Australian, 7 November 2022

New legislation, which passed the House of Representatives on Monday, would place an onus on employers to take “reasonable and proportionate” measures to eliminate sexual discrimination in the workplace. Independent MP Kylea Tink said the laws were the first step to broader reform measures to stamp out sexual harassment.

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Winning teal independents backed by $10.2m in political donations

The Guardian, 7 November 2022

The six successful teal independent candidates were backed by $10.2m of political donations at the last election, according to disclosures released on Monday.

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The 2022 teal wave cost nearly $10m

AFR, 7 November 2022

Caps on campaign spending could be in place before the next federal election under Labor’s plans to head off a political arms race, after it was revealed teal independents spent nearly $10 million to win six key seats.

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What does it take for a teal victory? Financial details give a hint

Crikey, 7 November 2022

The kind of financial firepower needed for a community independent to oust a major party MP is on display in the election returns for 2022 election candidates released today. The reason the data encourages us to look at independents is because donations to major parties are revealed annually — most major party MPs and candidates appear in today’s data with nil returns, because their party handled all the finances.

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North Sydney has a right to know the plans for Western Harbour Tunnel

Media release, 4 November 2022

In response to today’s story in the Sydney Morning Herald, Independent Federal Member for North Sydney, Kylea Tink said:

“Newspaper headlines should not be the primary form of communication with the North Sydney community when it comes to considerations around developments with the Western Harbour Tunnel.

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Statement on the SBS

Kylea Tink in The Village Observer, 1 November 2022

Recent media reports saw our Prime Minister confirm that it "made sense" to him to relocate SBS from its home of 30 years in Artarmon, to an unidentified location in Western Sydney. These reports disappointed many of us as, while the Labor Party had announced during the election campaign that they would undertake a feasibility study into this move if elected, the coverage seemed to indicate the relocation was a foregone conclusion.

Read Kylea's full statement here

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