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First Muslim MP addresses Parliament
  The first Muslim member of Federal Parliament has used his maiden speech to praise the contribution migrants have made to contemporary Australia.
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Thursday 28 October 2010 09:22
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First Muslim MP addresses Parliament
BFnews: The Labor Member the western Sydney seat of Chifley, Ed Husic, says his faith and its emphasis on community will help him represent all of his constituents regardless of their background.

He says it is a privilege to take his seat in the Lower House.

He said: "My arrival here finally brings together the children of Abraham, Christians, Jews and Muslims, working together with other people of faith, with other people of values, for the national good, united under this one roof,".

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Source : ABC news