She made history in Australia for becoming the first politician to breastfeed in parliament. Now, Larissa Waters has made the headlines again. She has resigned after realising she holds dual citizenship. While not illegal in Australia, it is forbidden to be a dual-national if running for federal office.
“I was born in Canada and I left at 11 months. My parents are Australian. I’ve never been back, I thought I was naturalised as an Australian. [...] I had no idea that I was a Canadian citizen.”