Rebekha Sharkie MP on Why She Broke Down in Parliament

Episode 1482,  Dec 01, 2021, 12:41 AM

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has been brought to tears in Parliament talking about her family’s experience with mitochondrial disease, 

In the hope of passing Maeve's Law in the coming days, the Centre Alliance member spoke on Monday about her grandson Liam who was born premature in February 2021 due to an extremely rare form of mitochondrial disease, phosphoglycerate kinase deficiency.

Another issue being debated in Parliament today is the contentious Religious Discrimination Bill.

Ms Sharkie joins Jennie Lenman in this podcast to discuss both issues.