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Ruth Webber, former Senator

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  • Former Australian Labor Party Senator for WA
  • Became a Senator on 1 July 2002 — Federal election
  • Left Senate on 30 June 2008 — unknown

Most recent appearances in parliament

Valedictory: (26 Jun 2008)


Valedictory: (26 Jun 2008)

“I am not sure how I feel about interrupting that interesting contribution by Senator Chapman—but that is not for me to comment on. When I first came into this place and made my first speech, I made it very clear that my belief was that the position I hold—until midnight, 30 June—belonged to the Western Australian branch of the Australian Labor Party. Not only does it belong...”

Valedictory: (26 Jun 2008)

“Perhaps his French is better, Senator Hutchins, after my tutorage! But this job is a very special job. It is a job where the public only really sees what happens in this particular room. I do not actually think they ever see what makes it special and what makes its unique contribution to Australian democracy. I was thinking of that today when Senator Brandis passed me a note. Some of the work...”

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