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news.com.au 24 Nov, 2021 00:00 am

Jacqui Lambie hits out at One Nation, anti-vax ‘nut jobs’ who sent the Tasmanian senator abusive texts, calls

Jacqui Lambie hits out at One Nation, anti-vax ‘nut jobs’ who sent the Tasmanian senator abusive texts, calls
The leaking of a senator’s private phone number by a political opponent, resulting in a barrage of abusive texts and phone calls, has been slammed as “disgusting” and a “new low” in Australian politics.

Senator Lambie took aim at the “right-wing nut jobs” who berated her following an impassioned plea for anti-vaxxers to “grow up” and do the right thing by their community.Senator Lambie said it wasn’t just her targeted by anti-vaccine protesters, citing reports WA Premier Mark McGowan’s home had been targeted and death threats against Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews.” Senator Lambie said she would need to change her phone number, one she has had for nearly two decades, in order to protect her safety.The leaking of Senator Lambie’s number comes after days of tensions driven by Pauline Hanson’s failed anti-vaccine mandate bill.

Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gary Ramage Labor Senator Penny Wong said the attacks directed at Senator Lambie were a “new low”.” Senator Lambie said she would be demanding an apology from One Nation.

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