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Mike Freelander (ALP-Macarthur) – Maiden Speech

Mike Freelander, the ALP member for Macarthur, has delivered his maiden speech to the House of Representatives.


Freelander, aged 62-63, won the New South Wales electorate with a swing of 11.72%, the largest of any seat in the 2016 federal election. He defeated Russell Matheson, who had represented the seat for the Liberal Party since 2010. The Liberal Party had held the seat since 1996. [Read more…]