Australian MP leads fight to help sick Solomons baby

Updated 17 April 2013, 11:17 AEST

An Australian politician is spearheading efforts to get a sick Solomon Islands girl to Australia for urgent hospital treatment.

Daryl Maguire is the head of the Asia-Pacific Group in the New South Wales state Parliament

He says Gracie is three-and-a-half months old but weighs just three kilograms due to a heart condition.

Mr Maguire is now trying to drum up the A$30,000 needed to get her to Australia for specialist treatment.

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Speaker: Daryl Maguire , head of the Asia-Pacific Group in the NSW Parliament.

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