Twenty years ago, the Greens Michael Organ stole the seat of Cunningham away from the ALP

Glen Humphries
By Glen Humphries
Updated May 15 2022 - 9:49pm, first published May 13 2022 - 4:00am
Success: Michael Organ out on the campaign trail with a Greens bus in October 2002. Later that month, he would surprise everyone - including himself - by winning in Cunningham. Picture: Sylvia Liber

If you talk to most people, the idea of anyone other than Labor winning a federal seat in the Illawarra is just not possible.

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Glen Humphries

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover transport and infra Infrastructure for the Mercury, as well as writing for the TV guide. If he's not writing, he's reading.

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