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Dickson: sleepy suburbia roused by the battle over Peter Dutton

Outside the seat of Dickson, on Brisbane's northern fringe, many voters are hostile to the home affairs minister thanks to his hardline record on asylum seekers and migrants. But in his heartland the focus as the federal election approaches is largely on other matters: climate change, schools and hospitals, and instinctive loyalty to a local conservative stalwart. David Fanner and Ben Smee found Dickson voters in part animated by the campaign to evict Dutton in favour of Labor's Ali France, but also conflicted in how to respond to his role in the overthrow of Malcolm Turnbull as Liberal leader last year.

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