A new power has risen in Australian politics — and it’s not coming quietly – ABC News

Composite image of Grace Tame, Scott Morrison and Brittany Higgins

It’s a new head of power. And what’s extraordinary is that it’s been generated nationally by the voices of people conventionally thought powerless, or near enough to powerless for the difference not to mean much. A young political staffer, close to the bottom of the heap. Schoolgirls. The voice of a woman from her grave, telling a contested story from long ago. Women who’ve been spat out from the system in Parliament House. Tens of thousands of nobodies gathering in the streets.

A new power has risen in Australian politics — and it’s not coming quietly – ABC News