Minster rushed to hospital after he collapsed during speech by Prime Minister ...

Scary moment minster collapses during a speech by Scott Morrison before being rushed to hospital Federal Veteran Affair's Minister Darren Chester collapsed during parliament Member was rushed to hospital but confirmed he is fine and will get tests done The MP said he has now employed a 'food taster' after a joke he was poisoned 

By Louise Ayling For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 04:54 GMT, 12 February 2020 | Updated: 04:54 GMT, 12 February 2020


A Federal Minister has collapsed in the middle of a parliament during a speech by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Veteran Affairs Minister and Member for Gippsland Darren Chester was rushed to hospital after falling ill during parliamentary proceedings on Wednesday.

The Minister has confirmed he is in good health but will undergo testing after suffering a medical episode.

The Minister was seen wringing his hands with his head bowed in the moments before he fell ill.

Parliament staff, ministers and other colleagues rushed to check on him - including several with medical backgrounds - Dr Mike Freelander and Dr Katie Allen, reports The Age. 

The incident unfolded during the Prime Minister's Closing the

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