Weatherill to quit politics

Former South Australian premier Jay Weatherill is set to quit state politics.
Former South Australian premier Jay Weatherill is set to quit state politics.

Former South Australian premier Jay Weatherill is to quit politics.

Mr Weatherill has reportedly told Labor colleagues of his decision and will make an announcement when state parliament sits on Thursday.

He entered the parliament in 2002 and served as SA's 45th premier from October 2011 until Labor's election loss in March this year.

Australian Associated Press