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Eden-Monaro MP Mike Kelly to resign, prompting by-election

Above: Mike Kelly has described his decision to stand down as "gut wrenching".Image (ABC South East NSW: Claire Wheaton) Claire Wheaton of ABC South East NSW writes

Long-serving Federal Labor MP Mike Kelly has ended months of speculation by making the "gut-wrenching" decision to resign from Parliament.

The 60-year-old will quit this morning in a move that will trigger a by-election in the New South Wales seat of Eden-Monaro. Mike Kelly says he hopes his resignation will bring embattled communities in Eden-Monaro into the spotlight Read the full article HERE

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