I’ve at the moment supplied my resignation as deputy chair and committee member of the parliamentary joint committee on intelligence and safety (PJCIS) to Anthony Albanese, the chief of the Australian Labor Occasion. Mr Albanese has accepted my resignation from the committee.
I can be resigning from the PJCIS at the moment.
The work of the PJCIS is essential to Australia’s nationwide safety and its integrity ought to by no means be questioned.
I’ve at all times put the work of this bipartisan committee first and have at all times served in its greatest pursuits.
I want to thank my colleagues on the committee for the work we’ve got performed to guard Australia’s nationwide safety.
I’ll proceed to completely cooperate with the Ibac inquiry and won’t be making additional remark whereas proceedings are underway.