'It's personal': Davey reveals surgery has ongoing effect on speech

Miriam Webber
Updated February 20 2024 - 6:08pm, first published 3:54pm

Nationals deputy leader Perin Davey says she underwent surgery on her throat in 2019 for a medical condition which has impacted her speech, as she issued a plea to be "judged on the content of what I do, and not on how I enunciate".

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Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

Public service and politics reporter

I report on the public service and politics for the Canberra Times. Reach me at miriam.webber@canberratimes.com.au