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The First Punjabi Migrant to Become a Federal Parliamentarian in Australia

Dr Mehreen Faruqi, from the Greens Party achieved many milestones when she became a Senator in Australia’s federal parliament last month.

Born and brought up in Lahore (Punjab, Pakistan), and moving to Australia in 1992, she is the first Punjabi migrant to occupy a chair in Parliament House, Canberra.