Sussan Ley quits over expenses scandal

Sussan Ley (pictured) has quit as Minister for Health and Ageing but denies any wrongdoing over her expenses claims.

On Friday afternoon, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull fronted the media to announce her decision.

"Let me suffice it to say that the minister has come to a judgement about the appropriate course of action and I want to acknowledge that. I believe that's the right judgement.

"She has made a judgement that is, I believe, in the interests of the government.

"I do want to say that I thank her