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Michael Gunner, former Northern Territory chief minister, expected to resign from politics
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Michael Gunner, former Northern Territory chief minister, expected to resign from politics

Former Northern Territory chief minister Michael Gunner is expected to announce his resignation from politics this evening, according to parliamentary sources.Key points:The ABC understands Mr Gunner will resign from politics in a speech to parliament tonightHe stepped down from the role of chief minister in MayMr Gunner's expected departure will spark a by-election in his Darwin seat of Fannie BayThe ABC understands Mr Gunner will step down from his role in the Legislative Assembly, in a speech during parliament on Wednesday night.Mr Gunner stood down as the Northern Territory's chief minister in May, citing family considerations after the birth of his second child.He was replaced as chief minister by Natasha Fyles."My head and my heart are no longer here, they are at home," Mr Gunner sai...