Janet Rice, the Australian Greens senator from Victoria, has delivered her first speech to the Senate.
Senator Rice was elected at last year’s election. Her term began on July 1 and will end on June 30, 2020.
Rice is the tenth member of the Greens Senate team. She won her seat at the expense of the ALP in Victoria.
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Hansard transcript of Senator Janet Rice’s maiden speech.
The PRESIDENT (16:59): Order! Before I call Senator Rice to give her first speech, I remind honourable senators of the custom of allowing the speech to be given without interruption. [Read more…]