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Howard Pays Tribute To Hill

The Prime Minister, John Howard, has paid tribute to Senator Robert Hill’s “distinguished and highly successful political career”.

Senator Hill today announced his resignation as Defence Minister and indicated he would soon leave Parliament. He is expected to take the position of Australian Ambassador to the United Nations, in New York.

Hill served as Minister for the Environment from the Howard government’s election in March 1996 until November 2001 when he became Minister for Defence. [Read more…]