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Overview (3)

Born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Birth NamePauline Lee Seccombe
Nickname Queen of the Crossbench

Mini Bio (1)

Pauline Hanson was born on May 27, 1954 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia as Pauline Lee Seccombe. She was previously married to Mark Hanson and Walter Zagorski.

Spouse (2)

Mark Hanson (May 1980 - 1987) ( divorced) ( 2 children)
Walter Zagorski (2 January 1971 - 1977) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (1)

One of Australia's most contraversial politicians with tough stances on immigration, multiculturalism and compulsory military service.

Personal Quotes (20)

If politicians continue to promote separatism in Australia, they should not continue to hold their seats in this parliament. They are not truly representing all Australians, and I call on the people to throw them out.
We are in danger of being swamped by Muslims, who bear a culture and ideology that is incompatible with our own.
We are regarded as a Third World country with First World living conditions.
My view on issues is based on common sense, and my experience as a mother of four children, as a sole parent, and as a businesswoman running a fish and chip shop.
I will fight hard to keep my seat in this place, but that will depend on the people who sent me here.
The majority of Aboriginals do not want handouts because they realise that welfare is killing them.
This nation is being divided into black and white, and the present system encourages this.
We have lost all our big Australian industries and icons, including Qantas when it sold 25 % of its shares and a controlling interest to British Airways.
The World Health Organisation has a lot of its medical experts sitting in Geneva while hospitals in Africa have no drugs and desperate patients are forced to seek medication on the black market.
The government must do all it can to help reduce interest rates for business.
To survive in peace and harmony, united and strong, we must have one people, one nation, one flag.
In this financial year we will be spending at least $1.5 billion on foreign aid and we cannot be sure that this money will be properly spent, as corruption and mismanagement in many of the recipient countries are legend.
It is refreshing to be able to express my views without having to toe a party line. It has got me into trouble on the odd occasion, but I am not going to stop saying what I think.
A social problem is one that concerns the way in which people live together in one society. A racial problem is a problem which confronts two different races who live in two separate societies, even if those societies are side by side.
I may be only a fish and chip shop lady, but some of these economists need to get their heads out of the textbooks and get a job in the real world. I would not even let one of them handle my grocery shopping.
Governments must give to all those who have hit life's hurdles the chance to rebuild and have a future.
I come here not as a polished politician but as a woman who has had her fair share of life's knocks.
We have one of the highest interest rates in the world, and we owe more money per capita than any other country. All we need is a nail hole in the bottom of the boat and we're sunk.
I do not believe that the colour of one's skin determines whether you are disadvantaged.
We must look after our own before lining the pockets of overseas countries and investors.

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