Scary moment collapses during a speech by Scott Morrison before being taken to the hospital
- Federal Veteran Affair Minister Darren Chester collapsed during parliament
- The member was rushed to the hospital but has confirmed that he is doing well and that tests are being performed
- The MP said that he has now hired a “food taster” after a joke that he poisoned
A federal minister collapsed in the middle of a parliament during a speech by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
Minister of veteran affairs and member of Gippsland Darren Chester was taken to the hospital after he fell ill during parliamentary procedures on Wednesday.
The minister has confirmed that he is in good health, but will be tested after a medical delivery.
The minister saw his hands wring with his head bowed in the moments before he fell ill.
MPs, ministers and other colleagues hurried to check him – including several with medical backgrounds – Mike Freelander and Dr. Katie Allen, messages The age.
The incident occurred during the Prime Minister’s Closing the Gap speech on Aboriginal issues.
But a large number of ministers remained in their seats and the prime minister did not pause despite the commotion behind him.
The Minister of Veterans’ Affairs has thanked his colleagues in parliament for their support since they were taken to the hospital.
Minister of Veterans Affairs and member of Gippsland Darren Chester was taken to the hospital after he fell ill during parliamentary procedures on Wednesday
“Rumors about my downfall are exaggerated. Thank you everyone for their kind messages of concern and the two-part medical team of MPs, MPs and colleagues who have gathered to check my well-being, “wrote Minister Chester.
‘I feel good and have just done a few tests. #lovegippsland. ”
A number of striking identities have offered their good wishes for his recovery on Twitter, including Lucy Turnbull.
The minister even laughed at the incident after the event and said he would hire a “food taster” after a follower joked that he was poisoned as part of political espionage.
Federal minister Darren Chester collapsed in the middle of a parliament during a speech by Prime Minister Scott Morrison
The staff of the parliament surrounds Minister Chester after his medical episode in the parliament on Wednesday
The minister is surrounding after falling into parliament
The minister has confirmed that he is in good health, but will be tested after a medical delivery