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THURSDAY 1 NOVEMBER 2018

A group of 15 people has resigned from the New South Wales Young Nationals following revelations that white supremacist extremists attempted to infiltrate the party.

An internal review into dozens of Young Nationals members found on Wednesday that 17 people in the party were involved in activity on neo-Nazi websites and social media forums, while a further 20 members were cleared of involvement in such activity. In a mass resignation letter to the NSW Nationals executive, the party’s former Sydney metro region co-ordinator, Clifford Jennings, claimed to speak for “young white Australians” who “see a grim future for themselves and their children, of becoming a minority in their own country”.

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