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Fiona Martin (Lib-Reid) – Maiden Speech

This is the maiden speech to the House of Representatives of Dr Fiona Martin, the Liberal member for Reid.

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Hansard transcript of maiden speech by Dr Fiona Martin, Liberal member for Reid.

The SPEAKER (12:05): Before I call the honourable member for Reid, I remind the House that this is the honourable member’s first speech, and I ask the House to extend to her the usual courtesies.

Dr MARTIN (Reid) (12:06): Thank you, Mr Speaker. It is an honour and a privilege to address this House today as the new member for Reid, and I thank the people of Reid for the trust they have placed in me to represent them. As the federal member for Reid, I have been elected to serve and advocate on behalf of my constituency, and it is a privilege to serve a community that I grew up in and that I will now raise my family in. [Read more…]