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Australia’s new environment minster of Slovenian descent

Australia’s new government was sworn in Canberra with a record number of women in ministerial roles, including Tanya Plibersek as minister for the environment and water.

Plibersek, 52, was born in Sydney to Slovenian immigrant parents. Before becoming member of the Anthony Albanese government, Plibersek, 52, served as the he shadow minister for education. She held several ministerial posts in the Julia Gillard government in 2010-13.

By: J.S., STA

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