Judith Ireland & Jessica Wright
Sydney Morning Herald
Bob Brown has resigned as leader of the Australian Greens. He will also resign from the Senate.
Senator Brown made the shock announcement to his Greens Party colleagues this morning.
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Senator Brown told reporters this afternoon that he was “very sad to go but very happy to make way for the depth of talent that there is in the (party)”, pointing out that he was 67 years old.
Senator Brown said the agreement signed to form minority government with Labor would stand.