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South Aus premier apologises to Bulmer-Rizzi

Thu 21 Jan 2016 In: International News View at NDHA

The South Australian premier has apologised to David Bulmer-Rizzi, whose husband’s marriage status following his death was recorded as “never married”. Australian Premier, Jay Weatherill Marco Bulmer-Rizzi died while on honeymoon in South Australia and his husband was not recognised as his next of kin following his death. Jay Weatherill, the South Australian Premier, has called Bulmer-Rizzi and apologised for the situation. Weatherill said he hopes new legislation will prevent this from happening in the future and told Bulmer-Rizzi that South Australian officials will issue a new death certificate once new legislation came through.    

Credit: GayNZ.com Daily News staff

First published: Thursday, 21st January 2016 - 8:51am

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