Illawarra Mercury
Sunday, 3 December 2023
Nsw Election

What the corflutes tell us about the Illawarra's political landscape

Kate McIlwain
Updated March 24 2023 - 1:31pm, first published March 23 2023 - 4:30pm
In Wollongong, pre-poll voters could be forgiven for thinking they might get to number a box with the Premier's name on it. Picture by Adam McLean.
In Wollongong, pre-poll voters could be forgiven for thinking they might get to number a box with the Premier's name on it. Picture by Adam McLean.

Corflutes. It's a word you never hear outside of an election period, along with others like ballot box, polling booth, two-party preferred and democracy sausage.

Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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