Queensland Labor MP Duncan Pegg has died seven weeks after he announced he was retiring from politics to focus on his battle with cancer.
- Mr Pegg was elected as the Member for Stretton in 2015
- He was diagnosed with cancer in 2019
- Mr Pegg announced on April 22 he would retire from politics to focus on his health battle
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk paid tribute to the 40-year-old Stretton MP, saying he fought cancer with "incredible bravery and grace".
"He was the common thread that united so many groups in his community — he loved them and they loved him," Ms Palaszczuk said in a statement.
"Duncan's work in the parliament earned respect across the political divide.
"He showed politics could be a force for good.
"It was an honour to call him my friend."
Mr Pegg was diagnosed with cancer in 2019.