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20 March, 2012
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HON LIZ BEHJAT (North Metropolitan) [12.22 pm]: […] It is a shame the schoolchildren who were in the gallery earlier had to leave. Hon Linda Savage showed us Barbie dolls during her contribution; I would have liked to have said that we brought in the schoolchildren to participate in the debate. This debate would show children that this house of fuddy-duddies and old men in suits and ageing women and younger women —

Several members interjected.

Hon LIZ BEHJAT: Let us face it; that is how we are viewed. Members can ask anybody out there if they know who sits in this place; they do not know that we are really trendy, hip young things!

Several members interjected.

Hon LIZ BEHJAT: Let me get to my point, which is that we are the trendy, hip young things who actually legislate for this state, and this is a great example of what we do.

Subject: Sexualisation of Children [Legislative Council – Motion]

Date: 8 March 2012

Hansard reference: p. 744 [online (pdf)]

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