Lawyer John Hammond confirms plans to nominate for #Perth

John Hammond.LEGAL high flier John Hammond has confirmed he will โ€œdefinitelyโ€ nominate as a Labor candidate for the federal seat of Perth, recently vacated by Tim Hammond for family reasons.

Speaking on 6PR, Mr Hammond said he was preparing the paperwork for his tilt.

However, it is understood ALP state secretary Patrick Gorman is the preferred candidate and has the support of senior Labor Party figures.

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