Haines was a member of the Liberal Movement, the first, Australian Democrat in the federal Parliament, the first woman to lead an Australian, parliamentary, political party, did contest the Australian, federal election, relished political life enjoying the challenges and supported the Sex Discrimination Act. Haines was appointed a member of that committee, developed a respect for the role, ruled out any attempt to return to the Senate and visited Iraq in November. Haines used the latter term, was invested with membership of the Order, was on critical privacy grounds of an alternative scheme and declared that the powers. Haines suffered from a degenerative, neurological condition. The Democrats joined the vote to refuse a second reading. The Australia Card Bill was defeated in the Senate. The Hawke Government was returned at the subsequent election.
Member of the Liberal Movement, First, Australian Democrat in the federal Parliament, First woman to lead an Australian, parliamentary, political party, Critical privacy grounds of an alternative scheme