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ex Minister's tough year

jane Garrett doesn’t rule out Ministry return

In 2016, Ms Garrett was bullied, attacked in the street, resigned from cabinet and diagnosed with cancer.

The Member for Brunswick reflected on her past year.

"I'm not going to pretend last year wasn't damn tough, it was really really tough"

"You really have a complete re-think about your life, you reflect on things differently, you see the world differently...perspective, it's a damn hard way to get it but when it hits you like that you have two choices, you can get under the doona or you can open your heart"

Ms Garrett said there is no reason why she wouldn't return to cabinet.

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Former Emergency Services Minister Jane Garrett has not ruled out a return to the Ministry.

"Of course in the future, you'd think about it absolutely, at the moment my focus is coming back and being grateful for the things I have."