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The selflessness to resign, the willingness to be reappointed

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Two months before being reappointed to the Senate, Fabian Manning seems to have commended himself on his willingness to resign.

Just before the election, Manning compared a Senate workday to that of an MP, implying it was less work. “I had a choice. I could have stayed in the Senate and gone on with a lifestyle that wouldn’t necessarily have me up every day working on behalf of the people. I chose not to,” said Manning, when he announced he was leaving the Senate on March 28.