Independent Senator Jacqui Lambie is forming her own political party
Independent Senator Jacqui Lambie is forming her own political party AAP Image - Lukas Coch

Would you vote for the Jacqui Lambie Network?

FIREBRAND Senator Jacqui Lambie is building a new political party, applying to register the group as the Jacqui Lambie Network.

The Tasmanian Senator came to prominence after winning her seat as a Palmer United Party candidate.

She later split from the party after repeatedly and publicly contradicting comments made by leader Clive Palmer.

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:

The Australian reports that Ms Lambie's new party would focus on Tasmanian issues, plus her passion projects including a ban on Sharia law in Australia.

The AEC is now allowing any objections to the new party, as part of its usual registration process.

Ms Lambie's chief of staff Rob Messenger told the ABC the party would focus on the Senate first, then expand from there.

The party would also push for a national apprentice, trade and traineeship system to help boost Defence Force recruitment.
 



Crash on Rocky main strip, one lane closed

Crash on Rocky main strip, one lane closed

Motorists are advised to avoid the area at this time

Wanderers to play in all six Dunlop Trophy finals

premium_icon Wanderers to play in all six Dunlop Trophy finals

A1 men's player/coach expecting high-quality clash against Souths

Man threatened to burn house down after argument

premium_icon Man threatened to burn house down after argument

Threat made before he hit himself with a chair

Local Partners