SENATOR MALARNDIRRI MCCARTHY CALLS ON TURNBULL TO DITCH PLEBISCITE IN FIRST MAIDEN SPEECH

September 14, 2016

Northern Territory Senator Malarndirri McCarthy has used the public vitriol prompting Adam Goodes' retirement as an example of why the marriage equality plebiscite should be ditched.

Delivering her first maiden speech in the senate, McCarthy called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to reconsider the plebiscite bill, as she teared up before saying she stands with "the sister girls and brother boys who struggle with their sexual identity."

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