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SBS Explores Identity: Nigeria-born Health Minister Susan Ley

Federal health minister Sussan Ley Source: SBS

Australia is the great multicultural nation its citizens are proud of. But who really are we? And where do we come from?Our series looks at this multicultural nation, and what it means to be Australian today. Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley was born in Nigeria, raised in the Middle East and educated in Britain, before coming to Australia.She says her upbringing has affected her understanding of home and heritage.Brianna Roberts reports.

Health Minister Sussan Ley's childhood was spent moving from place to place following her father, who worked for British intelligence, around the world.

Born to British parents in Nigeria, her family moved to the United Arab Emirates when she was one.

She says the family travelled throughout the Emirates because of her father's job.

 

 

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