Federal election 2022: Paterson Liberal candidate Brooke Vitnell backs senator Claire Chandler's trans sport bill

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
April 29 2022 - 8:00pm
SUPPORT: Brooke Vitnell with Peter Dutton at Williamtown RAAF base in February. Picture: Peter Lorimer

The Liberal Party's election candidate in Paterson says she supports banning trans women from women's sport.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris

Journalist

Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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