Nicola Roxon retires from politics

Nicola Roxon: talks with states.One of our best Federal Health Ministers, Nicola Roxon, has retired. In her valedictory speech she talks about the things she is proud of and things that have distressed her during her political career.

It’s 18 minutes long in total, but oozes with compassion and passion, and her despair in relation to sexism in parliament and the defence forces.

This video is the last 11 minutes of her speech, omitting the first part where she thanks her family, friends and supporters. If you would like to see the full speech go to:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-06-18/nicola-roxon-delivers-valedictory-speech/4762966

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