Larissa Waters' baby makes history in Australian Senate

Alia Joy is just weeks old but she's already made Australian political history.

The daughter of Greens co-deputy leader Larissa Waters graced the floor of the Senate on Tuesday becoming the first baby to be breastfed in the chamber.

Senator Waters returned to parliament for the first time since giving birth to her second daughter earlier this year, bringing the baby in for a feed during a vote on a Greens motion.

'So proud that my daughter Alia is the first baby to be breastfed in the federal Parliament! We need more #women parents in Parli,' she wrote on Twitter.

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