New Greens MP Lidia Thorpe’s long road from Nowa Nowa to Northcote

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Lidia Thorpe speaking on the second day of a two-day National Gathering, held at the Aboriginal Embassy, Canberra, Australia on 4 and 5 November 2017 – Photo by Jane Morrison

Activist Lidia Thorpe is the first Aboriginal woman to be elected to the Victorian Parliament and the Greens newest MP. Read more about the
story of her road to becoming the MP for the Melbourne seat of Northcote in Adam Carey’s story in The Age on 20 November 2017 at: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/new-greens-mp-lidia-thorpes-long-road-from-nowa-nowa-to-northcote-20171119-gzodm6.html