Peter Veness

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Peter Veness (10 April 1984 – 15 January 2012) was an Australian journalist. He worked in the Press Gallery at Parliament House for the Australian Associated Press.

Veness joined the AAP in 2006.[1] He was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer in 2009 and died on 15 January 2012.[2] His funeral was attended by Prime Minister Julia Gillard and several Senators.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Journalist Pete loses his sad but inspiring battle with rare cancer at 27". Sydney Morning Herald. 16 January 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  2. ^ "Journalist Peter Veness dies aged 27". ABC News. 16 January 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  3. ^ Martin, Lisa (19 January 2012). "AAP journalist Peter Veness honoured". 9News. Retrieved 2012-01-22.