The Liberal member for Indi, Sophie Mirabella, is staring down the barrel of what could be her final 72 hours as a federal MP, launching a last-ditch anti-branding strategy as shock polling points to a looming win for rural independent Cathy McGowan.

Brand-new Liberal corflutes erected in Mirabella's seat of Indi in the last few days strangely fail to feature her name or image, instead hammering home Liberal Party talking points about "stopping the boats":