In addition to Tony Abbott resigning, it’s coming out of Canberra that Senators Nick Minchin (leader in the Senate), Eric Abetz (deputy in the Senate) and Stephen Parry have all resigned from their shadow cabinet positions. The three senators have offered to stay on in their roles until the end of the Senate session. In the House, Sophie Mirabella and Tony Smith will resign from the shadow cabinet as well.
News keeps breaking fast. Not even chance to let the dust settle to reflect on it all!
Update: Turnbull will be holding a press address at 7pm.