Simon Crean paid a heavy price for advocating peace

By The Canberra Times
Updated June 27 2023 - 11:38am, first published 11:37am
Tributes are flowing from across the political divide for former Labor leader Simon Crean who passed away aged 74. Picture ACM
Tributes are flowing from across the political divide for former Labor leader Simon Crean who passed away aged 74. Picture ACM

Simon Crean, who died this week aged 74 on a trade mission to Germany, was the first federal Labor leader not to take the party to an election since 1916.

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