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Chester collapses

Chester collapses

Gippsland MP Darren Chester collapses in parliament

The Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester says he "I feel fine" after collapsing on the floor of federal parliament this morning.

Other MPs who are trained as doctors rushed to help him before he was checked by paramedics.

Mr Chester tweeted that he feels fine, and was taken to a hospital for some some tests.

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Darren Chester's tweet

Darren Chester MP

Rumours of my demise have been exaggerated. Thanks everyone for their kind messages of concern and the bipartisan medical team of MPs, Parliament staff and colleagues who’ve rallied to check on my welfare. I feel fine and just going to have a few tests done.

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