Senator Kimberley Kitching has delivered her maiden speech to the Senate.
Kitching, an ALP senator from Victoria, filled a casual vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Stephen Conroy. The preferred candidate of Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, Kitching’s preselection was controversial inside the Victorian ALP.
A former lawyer and union official, Kitching is 46. Her term expires on June 30, 2022. [Read more…]