Deputy Premier James Merlino has announced he would step away from politics after a two-decade career and praised Daniel Andrews for his “courage, determination, intellect and kindness” during his leadership.
Deputy Victorian Premier James Merlino has confirmed he will resign at the end of the year after two decades in Australian politics.
The Minister for Education and Mental Health has told Premier Daniel Andrews he would not be contest the seat of Monbulk, in the eastern outskirts of Melbourne, at the November 26 state election.
In a statement, Mr Merlino shared his “little sadness and…
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