Linda Burney becomes first Aboriginal woman elected to House of Representatives

On 2 July 2016, Linda Burney became the first Aboriginal woman to be elected to the House of Representatives in the Australian Parliament, winning the NSW seat of Barton. A Wiradjuri woman, Linda Burney was also the first Aboriginal person elected to NSW Parliament and former deputy leader of the NSW Labor Party.

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