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Fazio apologises for trashing Provest's partner on Facebook

Amanda Fazio has apologised for her remarks against Geoff Provest's partner.
Amanda Fazio has apologised for her remarks against Geoff Provest's partner. Crystal Spencer

A NSW Labor MP has apologised today for comments made about the partner of Tweed MP Geoff Provest.

Amanda Fazio made the apology after making disparaging remarks on Facebook about the appearance of Mr Provest's partner Elizabeth Hamilton during an event last week.

"I am deeply sorry for the comments I made on Facebook and the hurt and offence they have caused," Ms Fazio said in a statement today.

Should the partners, wives and husbands of politicians be off-limits for public comment?

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"The comments were wrong and completely unacceptable.

"I apologise unreservedly to Ms Hamilton and Mr Provest."

Mr Provest was unavailable for comment on Ms Fazio's apology.

Geoff Provest could not be reached for comment.
Geoff Provest could not be reached for comment. John Gass

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