Rebekha Sharkie was registered as renouncing her UK citizenship after she nominated for election.
Malcolm Turnbull has told Rebekha Sharkie, the Nick Xenophon Team's sole member in the House of Representatives, that her eligibility may have to be determined by the High Court.
Five crossbench members of the House of Representatives will take their seats in the 45th parliament, including Bob Katter, Andrew Wilkie, and the Nick Xenophon Team’s Rebekha Sharkie.
After a slim victory, how the Coalition works with the crossbench MPs will prove important to the success and stability of the Turnbull government.
Nick Xenophon and NXT candidate for the seat of Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie, at a meeting in the Adelaide Hills.
The Nick Xenophon Team is to this election what the Palmer United Party was to the 2013 one. It is potentially the 'next big new thing' in the Senate.