Politician Linda Burney had lost her adult son, Binni Dironbirong in 2017. She cherishes the time when they were together.
Australian Politician Linda Burney currently serves as the House of Representative, representing Barton. She is also the Shadow Minister for Families and Social Service and for Preventing Family Violence.
Linda Burney’s Son Was Found Dead At Their Family Home In 2017
Burney’s young son, Binni Dironbirong died suddenly on the 24th of October, 2017. He was found dead in their family home in Sydney.
Dironbirong had a long battle with addiction and mental health issues. Therefore, the police did not believe that his death was suspicious.
Following the death of her son, Linda had stated: “He has struggled with mental health and with addiction. He tried so hard to conquer his demons, as I and my family have tried so hard to support him in every way we could.”
“I don’t want to pre-empt subsequent inquiry but we all thought we were getting somewhere. I don’t know what life will be like without him.”
Who Is Linda Burney’s Son, Binni Dironbirong?
Binni Kirkbirght-Burney, the son of Linda Burney, was 33 years old at the time of his death.
According to Linda, her son was a loving and caring human being. Also, he had tried a lot to control his inner demons.
Besides Binni, the politician also has a daughter named Willerui Ngurumbi Karramarra.
According to The Guardian, Linda was devastated when she learned her son had died in the family home. She herself had suffered minor mental illness following the incident. In fact, the politician had resigned from the Parliament following her son’s death.
Is Linda Burney Stilled Married To Husband Rick Farley?
Linda Burney’s husband, Rick Farley is no more. The tragedy had occured more than a decade before her son’s demise.
According to the sources, Farley had sadly perished outside Sydney’s Balmain Hospital after his wheelchair had overturned. He was diagnosed with a brain aneurysm.
Farley was a popular journalist and aboriginal rights, activist. He was a prominent member of the Council For Aboriginal Reconciliation.
Linda Burney’s Net Worth In 2022
The net worth of Linda Burney is approximately $1 million USD in 2022. She is believed to be quite rich involving in politics since 2003.
According to a source, Burney earned an estimated salary of around $211,250, as per the report published on June 1, 2019.