First hijab-wearing woman elected for WA

By Maeve Bannister
Updated June 20 2022 - 6:31am, first published 6:26am
Labor's Fatima Payman has fulfilled her goal to become the first hijab-wearing parliamentarian.

Australia's newest senator Fatima Payman is the first Afghan-born Australian elected to parliament.

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