Duncan Pegg

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Duncan Pegg
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Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Stretton
In office
31 January 2015 – 10 June 2021
Preceded byFreya Ostapovitch
Succeeded byTBD
Personal details
Born(1980-06-27)27 June 1980
Townsville, Queensland
Died10 June 2021(2021-06-10) (aged 40)
Political partyLabor
Alma materGriffith University
Queensland University of Technology
ProfessionLawyer

Duncan Andrew Pegg (27 June 1980 – 10 June 2021) was an Australian politician. He was a member of the Labor Party. He served as the member for Stretton in the Queensland Legislative Assembly from 2015 until his death in 2021. He was born in Townsville, Queensland.

Pegg was diagnosed with cancer in 2019. On 22 April 2021, Pegg said he would be resigning to have treatment for cancer.[1] He died on 10 June 2021 at the age of 40. His death caused a by-election for Stretton.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Riga, Rachel (22 April 2021). "Queensland Labor MP Duncan Pegg to retire from politics to focus on cancer battle". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  2. Caldwell, Felicity (10 June 2021). "Former Queensland MP Duncan Pegg loses battle with cancer". Brisbane Times. Retrieved 11 June 2021.