This is the maiden speech by Jane Prentice, the Liberal member for Ryan.
Prentice was elected at the 2010 federal election, replacing Michael Johnson in one of the Liberal Party’s safest seats in Queensland. She polled 57.16% of the two-party-preferred vote.
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Hansard transcript of first speech to the House of Representatives by Jane Prentice, Liberal member for Ryan.
Mrs PRENTICE (1:31 PM) —I start by acknowledging the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet—the elders past and present. In this context, Mr Speaker, may I say how delighted I am to be joined on this side of the chamber by the new member for Hasluck. [Read more…]