Tragic loss: Labor MP Peta Murphy dies at 50

Labor MP Peta Murphy, has passed away from breast cancer at the age of 50, confirmed by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. Albanese struggled with emotion in a statement he made  from parliament.

Mrs Murphy, representing Dunkley, attended the House of Representatives last week before receiving palliative care at home, where she passed away surrounded by family.


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First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 5 December 2023