The first day of "pollie school" has hit off as tensions remain over the Prime Minister's decision to cut staff for independents.
Olivia is a reporter for the Canberra Times. She has covered local news, arts, education and business and is beginning her rotation with Federal Politics. Olivia started as an intern in August 2021 and began her career with the Times after completing her studies in November 2021.
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