New WA Senator Fatima Payman is an Australian Muslim with cultural roots from Afghanistan.
Fatima Payman has won Western Australia's sixth and final Senate seat, becoming the first Afghan-Australian and the first hijab-wearing Muslim woman in parliament.
A former refugee from Afghanistan, Ms Payman's victory comes on World Refugee Day .
The final Senate results are in - for Western Australia. WA has elected the following people: 1. Sue Lines 2. Michaelia Cash 3. Glenn Sterle 4. Dean Smith 5. Dorinda Cox 6. Fatima Payman