For WA Greens Senator and Yamatji-Noongar wife Dorinda Cox, one of the challenges of campaigning is simply traveling across the width of the state.
“Are you going to vote today, sir?” The Liberal Party volunteer asks the balding man who is highly visible and purposefully walks past the pre-poll center.
“No, I don’t vote at all. I don’t believe in any of those bastards.” He strikes the last word with a bang.
This is happening as I sit with Greens Senator and Yamatji-Noongar wife Dorinda Cox in Belmont Forum, one of those beautifully anonymous shopping areas. Everywhere she has, and Perth has perfected the art. Multicultural, working and lower-middle-class patrons slip past to Belmont Market and Halal Meat, the Juice and Falooda Bar, the Coles and Bottlemart across the street.
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