John Madigan, former senator, dies aged 53

By Alex Ford
Updated June 16 2020 - 11:41am, first published 3:02am
John Madigan in Sturt Street in 2013, half-way through his Senate term.

John Madigan is being remembered as a skilled blacksmith who sold replicas of Ned Kelly's famous armour, a politician who made his presence felt in the Australian Senate, and a "rough-as-guts gentleman" who always fought for the underdog.

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