Federal Member for #Perth Tim Hammond resigns from politics citing family reasons

Labor's Tim Hammond reads Malcolm Turnbull's quotes from two years ago back to the media.The Federal Labor Member for Perth, Tim Hammond, has announced he is resigning from Parliament.

Mr Hammond has said the toll the job is taking on his family is too great.

“It just wasn’t working. It wasn’t working in relation to how present I needed to be at home, as a dad to three wonderful little children,” he told Perth radio station 6PR.

More to come.

via Federal Member for Perth Tim Hammond resigns from politics citing family reasons – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)