SENATOR MALARNDIRRI MCCARTHY’S MOVING MAIDEN ADDRESS IS THE PERFECT ANTIDOTE TO PAULINE HANSON
September 14, 2016
A pair of senators made their maiden speeches in parliament tonight. You probably already heard about one of them. Two decades after she declared that Australia was in danger of being “swamped by Asians”, Queensland’s own Pauline Hanson used her first parliamentary speech in almost a decade to spray her familiar brand of exclusionary, divisive and at times nonsensical rhetoric into every nook and cranny of the upper house.