Democracy Darling! Amye Un’s independent run for elections

In the far north of Australia, Darwin’s ‘Laksa Queen’ Amye Un takes on the Northern Territory’s most powerful.

Darwin’s notorious “Laksa Queen” Amye Un is a local personality with a cult following.

In a video that goes viral, she chastises the Darwin council for lack of greenery and embarrasses them into immediate action.

Buoyed by her popularity, Amye decides to run as an independent in the Northern Territory 2020 elections.

Not your typical aspiring politician – a self-made woman from a tough childhood in war-torn Timor – Amye must learn how to navigate the cowboy world of Territory politics.