# Will Mark Latham be a member of One Nation on the 1st of January 2021?

Mark Latham is an Australian politician. In general, he is known for courting controversy, as can be seen by the 'Post-political life' section of his Wikipedia page. Until 2017, he was a member of the left-wing Labor Party, and was the leader of the Parliamentary party between the 2nd of December 2003 and the 18th of January 2005, when he also resigned from Parliament. In May 2017, he joined the libertarian Liberal Democrats, only to leave in September 2018 to join the nationalist and right-wing populist party One Nation. Then, on the 23rd of March 2019, he was elected to the upper house (Legislative Council or LC) of the Australian state of New South Wales as a One Nation member. However, given his recent history of changing parties, it's reasonable to wonder whether he will do so again. In this question, we ask:

Will Mark Latham be a member of Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party on the 1st of January 2021?

If on that date he is, as expected, still a member of the LC, then resolution will be based on the list of members on that body's website. The question resolves positively if his party name includes the string 'One Nation'. If this list is no longer published online by the LC, or if he is no longer a member of the LC, resolution is based on the reporting of credible Australian news sources (such as ABC News, the Sydney Morning Herald, or the Australian). No reporting on a change of parties shall be interpreted to mean that he is still a member of One Nation. If he is deceased by that date, the question will resolve as ambiguous.

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