MP whose seat is critical to the next election QUITS on the floor of Parliament in emotional moment
Labor MP for Parramatta Julie Owens has announced she will quit before the next election.
The 63-year-old criminal lawyer said she she wants to spend more time with her grandchildren.
‘I’ve been thinking about it for a while,’ she told the Parramatta Advertiser.
Labor MP for Parramatta Julie Owens (pictured) has announced she will quit before the next election
‘I’m 63-years-old. I got married last year and I want to spend time with my grandchildren. It’s been fantastic but I’d be 67 at the next election.’
Parramatta is a marginal seat in western Sydney that will be targeted by the Liberals at the election due before May.