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A former staffer to disgraced Labor party powerbroker Adem Somyurek is set to appear before a Victorian anti-corruption inquiry. Adam Sullivan will give evidence at the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) inquiry into allegations of branch stacking by Labor MPs and their staff on Wednesday. Sullivan worked for Somyurek and his allies in Labor’s moderate faction—federal member for Holt MP Anthony Byrne and state MP for Kororoit Marlene Kairouz. Byrne has admitted to paying for other people’s Labor party memberships as part of a “well-entrenched” model of branch stacking led by Somyurek. The memberships helped the faction gain influence in Melbourne’s southeast and to ensure their preferred candidates were preselected. The practice is not illegal in Australia but is against Labor party rules. IBAC is investigating whether public funds were used for such work. Somyurek’s former executive assistant Ellen Schreiber told the inquiry on Tuesday that she did factional work …