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7 Political Representation

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Factsheet 7.1 - State And Territory Parliaments

Composition of State and Territory Parliaments

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Factsheet 7.2 - First Premier of Queensland

Robert George Wyndham Herbert (1831-1905. Born on 12 June 1831 in Brighton, England, the only son of a barrister, Algernon
Herbert, Robert Herbert attended Eton from 1844 until 1849 and then entered Balliol College, Oxford.

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Factsheet 7.3 - Women in the Queensland Parliament, 1860-present

Women in the Queensland Parliament

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Factsheet 7.4 - First Woman Elected to the Queensland Parliament

Irene Maud Longman MLA. Member for Bulimba 1929 – 1932. Irene Longman’s role in Queensland politics stemmed from her natural
enthusiasm to make Queensland a better place.

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Factsheet 7.5 - Biography of First Indigenous State Member

Eric Deeral (National Party) Member for Cook 07.12.1974 – 12.11.1977. Eric Deeral was the first Aboriginal person to be elected to an Australian state parliament, representing the seat of Cook in the Queensland Parliament from 1974 to 1977.

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Factsheet 7.6 - Political Representation

What are political parties? A political party is a group of people who share common political principles or opinions.

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