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Louise Markus (Lib-Greenway) – Maiden Speech

The first member of the 41st parliament elected in 2004 to deliver what used to be known as a “maiden speech” was Louise Markus, the new Liberal member for Greenway.

Markus won the seat following the retirement of the Labor member, Frank Mossfield. She defeated the Labor candidate, Ed Husic. [Read more…]