NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian resigns after ICAC announces investigation into relationship with Daryl Maguire
Australia’s NSW state premier resigns over corruption probe amid COVID-19 battle Reuters. Gladys: “My work here is done.”
When the NSW Premier heard of the extension of Operation Keppel on Thursday afternoon she decided to fall on her sword with a 1pm Friday statement, resigning both the premiership and her North Shore seat of Willoughby.
The treasurer, Dominic Perrottet, a conservative, has previously been touted as a potential leader, while the planning minister, Rob Stokes, and the transport minister, Andrew Constance, may also consider nominating.