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Australia's far-right One Nation recruits former Labor leader

November 7, 2018 2:05 AM
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SYDNEY (Reuters) - A former leader of Australia’s main opposition Labor party said on Wednesday he will join the country’s most prominent far-right political party, One Nation, in a move that may re-energize nationalist politics.

Mark Latham, who led Australia’s center-left Labor to defeat at the 2004 national election, said he will join Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Party, and will run as a candidate in the New South Wales (NSW) state election due early next year.

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