NSW Opposition Leader John Robertson has resigned.
He announced the decision, just three months before the state election, at NSW Laborâ€™s Sussex Street headquarters on Tuesday afternoon.
It comes after revelations that Mr Robertson signed a letter for Lindt cafe gunman Man Haron Monis in 2011 – two years after the extremist was charged with sending offensive letters to the families of slain diggers.
The letter asked the Department of Families and Community Services to consider granting Monis access to see his children on Fatherâ€™s Day.
The embattled MP said he came to the job in difficult circumstances and just wanted to â€śmake a difference and serve the communityâ€ť.Â Read more »