Mr Steele-John Goes To Canberra – One Year Later

Posted on: Mon 26 Nov 2018

In November last year, the Federal Senate welcomed its youngest, savvy senator from Western Australia, Jordon Steele-John into the fray of the political velodrome.

Senator Steele-John, who has mild cerebral palsy, replaced Scott Ludlam after he resigned due to the dual citizenship debacle.

Since then he has shaken things up in Canberra by demonstrating true progressive leadership, maturity and raw, uncompromising honesty while serving the community, including those with disabilities.

Senator Steele-John spoke to De-Stigmatised‘s Jarad about some of his proudest accomplishments, fighting with the major parties to support a royal commission into investigating violence, abuse and neglect of disabled Australians and why he thinks that the voting age should be lowered to sixteen.

Produced by: Jarad McLoughlin

Image: Wikimedia Commons


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