Quotes by Bob Brown

About Bob Brown:

Robert James "Bob" Brown is an Australian former politician, medical doctor, environmentalist, former Senator and former Parliamentary Leader of the Australian Greens. Brown was elected to the Australian Senate on the Tasmanian Greens ticket, joining with sitting Greens Western Australia senator Dee Margetts to form the first group of Australian Greens senators following the 1996 federal election. He was re-elected in 2001 and in 2007. He was the first openly gay member of the Parliament of Australia, and the first openly gay leader of an Australian political party.

Author Bio

  • NameBob Brown
  • DescriptionAustralian Greens politician, medical doctor, environmentalist
  • BornDecember 27, 1944
  • CountryAustralia
  • ProfessionPolitician; Physician
  • AwardsGoldman Environmental Prize