Peta Murphy Net Worth: How Rich Was Peta Murphy?

Peta Murphy net worth

Peta Murphy net worth: We delve into Peta Murphy’s wealth, cause of death and career.

Born on November 1, 1973, Peta Murphy is a well-known politician who died on December 4, 2023, due to cancer. She was a member of the House of Representatives from 2019 until she died in 2023, representing the Victorian seat of Dunkley for the Australian Labor Party (ALP).

She holds Bachelor of Science (Psychology) and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the Australian National University, and a Master of Criminology degree from the University of Melbourne.

Before entering parliament, Murphy worked variously as a solicitor, barrister, Senior Public Defender at Victoria Legal Aid, Team Leader at the Victorian Law Reform Commission, and as Chief of Staff to Labor Shadow Minister Brendan O’Connor MP.

She was born in Goulburn, New South Wales to Australian parents. She played softball in the National League and represented NSW, ACT, Victoria, and the Mornington Peninsula at the junior and senior level for squash.

She was a past winner of the Australian 35+y Masters Squash, the US 35+y Masters Squash, and the gold medal winner at the World Masters Games for 35+ years squash. She was a previous President of Squash Victoria, Vice President of Squash Australia, and a member of the World Squash Federation Governance and Audit Committee.

She also served on the board of local Community Legal Centres, Peninsula Health, and the Peninsula Waves. She was the Patron of the Frankston City Bowls Club and the Frankston Vietnam Veterans Association.

Peta Murphy Cause of death

Peta Murphy was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011 at the age of 37. The cancer recurred around the time of her being sworn into parliament in July 2019. She died from cancer at her home on 4 December 2023.

Peta Murphy net worth

Peta Murphy net worth net worth was estimated at around $2 million as of 2023. Her monthly salary and other career earnings were over $189,000 annually.

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