Labor picks Olympic shooter Daniel Repacholi as Hunter candidate after skipping rank-and-file vote

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
Updated September 25 2021 - 11:08pm, first published 11:03pm
IN THE RUNNING: Daniel Repacholi with wife Alex and daughters Zoe and Asha. Picture: Supplied

Olympic shooter Daniel Repacholi is the latest man into the ring to contest the seat of Hunter after winning Labor preselection on Friday.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris

Journalist

Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his reporting about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has reported on the 2019 NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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