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Updated February 25, 2013 09:24:33 Joan Child, Australia's first female speaker of the House of Representatives, has died at the age of 91. Prime Minister Julia Gillard said in a statement that she was deeply saddened by the passing of one of the nation's pioneering female political leaders on Saturday night.
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