The Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie, is losing senate colleague Rex Patrick as he leaves Centre Alliance to become an independent at the next federal election.
Three years after the group's founder Nick Xenophon stepped down as Senator, Senator Patrick has announced he will split from the party.
In this podcast Jennie Lenman speaks about the news with Rebekha Sharkie followed by Senator Rex Patrick. Senator Patrick's interview starts 7 minutes into the audio.
Photo at top: Centre Alliance colleagues Senator Stirling Griff, Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, Senate candidate Skye Kakoschke-Moore and Senator Rex Patrick, supplied in May 2019 by Rebekha Sharkie's office