Medicare Local boss contests federal election

Lower Murray ML CEO Lydia Senior is optimistic about her chances of achieving a swing in the rural Victorian seat of Mallee, held by the Coalition for the past 63 years. “I know the community, I know what’s needed, I’ve got the skills to do it,” she said. 

She pointed to the vast political energy devoted to marginal seats in Western Sydney, and said she hoped to divert funding back to areas such as hers which were ignored because of their safe status. “I’m