Ernie Bridge’s family accepts State funeral
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The family of trailblazing Indigenous politician Ernie Bridge have accepted the West Australian government's offer of a State funeral.
Mr Bridge, the Kimberley MLA from 1980 to 2001, died in Perth from asbestos-related diseases on Easter Sunday, aged 76.
He was Western Australia's first Aboriginal MP and the first Indigenous cabinet minister in any Australian government.
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