Anthony Albanese among political figures, unionists and family members to pay tribute to former leader

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Simon Crean has been remembered as a “beloved son of the Labor party” at a heartfelt state funeral in Melbourne.

Political figures from both major parties, including Anthony Albanese and Daniel Andrews, attended St Paul’s Cathedral on Thursday, where the former federal Labor leader was laid to rest at a state funeral.

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