Linda Burney MP

Linda Burney is an Australian politician, member of the House of Representatives in the Australian Federal Parliament, and the Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services and for Preventing Family Violence. She was the first Aboriginal person to serve in the New South Wales Parliament in 2003, and also the first Aboriginal woman to be elected to the federal House of Representatives, after winning the seat of Barton in the 2016 federal election, after resigning her state position in order to contest it