Breastfeeding MP causes stir - smh.com.au Breastfeeding MP causes stir
February 26 2003
"Former Olympic skier Kirstie Marshall said she didn't know she couldn't breastfeed her baby in the Victorian parliament today, after being ushered out and missing her first question time. Ms Marshall, the member for the Melbourne suburban electorate of Forest Hill, was breastfeeding 11-day-old baby Charlotte in the Legislative Assembly prior to the ringing of the bells calling the house to order. She left the chamber after being approached by the Sergeant-at-Arms. Ms Marshall was absent throughout question time, the first of the new parliament which opened yesterday...."