Joe Hockey prepares farewell speech

FORMER Federal treasurer Joe Hockey is expected to deliver his farewell speech in Canberra on Wednesday.

The politician, who held the country's financial reigns during Tony Abbott's reign, is expected to end his 20-year career in politics when he address Federal Parliament.

The member for North Sydney said he would call it a day after Malcolm Turnbull came to power in September.

His resignation  means his electorate will face a by-election.

The seat is a safe Liberal enclave.

Pundits say Mr Hockey will get the plum Australian United States ambassadorship.

- APN NEWSDESK.



How you can get to work car free next week

How you can get to work car free next week

Some buslines will offer free travel one day next week

Teen archer targets medals on world stage

Teen archer targets medals on world stage

From Woodenbong to the world, one arrow at a time

100-300mm of rain with possible flash flooding

100-300mm of rain with possible flash flooding

Northern Rivers is in for a very wet few days

Local Partners