Australia politics live: Price takes aim at ‘bullies’ as Nationals MP breaks ranks to
Country Liberal senator Jacinta Nampijinpa Price has responded to Noel Pearson’s interview on ABC radio RN Breakfast this morning:
It doesn’t take long for nasty to rear its ugly head.
I am no stranger to attacks from angry men who claim to speak on behalf of Aboriginal Australia.
In the past I have been told by a supposed Wurundjeri elder that I deserve to die a slow and painful death following my National Press Club address on ending the violence in remote communities. Also following this address, I was called an ‘Oxygen Thief’ by a man who is often referred to as an Aboriginal leader in Alice Springs, he also put me on notice, whatever that means?
Warlpiri men have publicly personally attacked me for standing against their calls on better leadership from them regarding the violence and abuse suffered by Aboriginal women and children. If they’re not personally attacking me, belittling me by calling me a silly little girl (despite being the mother of four sons) and attempting to intimidate…