Culleton election sparks community backlash

Colin Bettles
Updated August 25 2016 - 3:17pm, first published 3:02pm
Local farmer and Shire of Wagin President Phillip Blight says he no longer regards One Nation Senator Rod Culleton as a friend due to an historic business debt over a wool sale.
Local farmer and Shire of Wagin President Phillip Blight says he no longer regards One Nation Senator Rod Culleton as a friend due to an historic business debt over a wool sale.

MENTION the name Rod Culleton in and around the small town of Williams in WA’s south-east Wheatbelt and it’s unlikely to invoke a glowing response, never mind a vote to support his new political career in Canberra, representing farmers.

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Colin Bettles

Colin Bettles

Canberra Bureau Chief

Has been the Canberra Bureau Chief for Fairfax Agricultural Media since 2010 - survived the hung parliament - former media manager at Western Australian Cricket Association now covering national agricultural and rural issues in federal politics.

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