The Canberra Liberals’ youth wing has taken over two of the party’s key branches, forcing out executive members who have criticised senior party officials.
Young Liberals have won ballots to chair the party’s largest branch, the central electorate branch, as well as its southern branch, with party members saying the division is in the midst of a civil war.
The Young Liberals, led by MLA Alistair Coe, were key to former Opposition Leader Zed Seselja’s victory over Senator Gary Humphries in the division’s controversial Senate preselection in February.
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Good luck to them if they’ve got energy for this sort of thing.