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Balance of power: the nurses representing you in Canberra

Few nurses have served in the Australian Federal Parliament in recent memory. There was Judith Adams, elected in 2004, who represented WA in the senate until her death from cancer in 2012. And until Ged Kearney came along in 2018, closely followed by Helen Haines in 2019, one of the most common occupations in the land was grossly underrepresented in Australian politics.

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