Troy Buswell resigns as Treasurer and Transport Minister

Premier Colin Barnett has accepted the resignation of Treasurer and Transport Minister Troy Buswell. Mr Buswell resigned in a telephone call to the Premier on Sunday evening. He will continue as the member for Vasse.

The Premier will assume both Mr Buswell’s portfolios for the immediate future. Mr Barnett asked members of the public and the media to respect Mr Buswell’s privacy at this time.

“Troy has made an enormous contribution to the State of Western Australia in a number of ministerial portfolios and as Treasurer,” the Premier said.

“I wish him the very best for the future.”