As many locals in Adelaide would have seen on ABC Adelaide, a small cafe in the suburb of Broadview had been selected for another Party's community engagement activity.
The owner, Matteo Giordano, being non-partisan, was gracious enough to invite all candidates to the cafe to meet locals; 'I'm Italian, I don't really know how things work in detail … but I found out there's no one time or place when [the candidates for Adelaide] catch-up before the election.' (ABC News).
Chris accepted this open invitation and went along, catching up with locals and other candidates who were both happy to see the Australian Democrats presence.
In a tiny cafe on Regency Road, Democrats sat with Labor and Liberal, as well as people from interest groups. Regulars had their coffee, mums came in with babies and the atmosphere was electric.
*A very big thank-you to Matteo and his customers for their hospitality. You can find Pane e Latte on Facebook here.