The deputy premier, the third NSW political leader to resign in four days, will call a party meeting.
The deputy premier said on Wednesday he had "welcomed" the Upper Hunter MP quitting the parliament.
Shifting cattle and feeding them silage as the pasture disappeared under flood water, Mr Wake said he was still grateful the situation wasn't worse.
Significant rainfall totals across Central Queensland has seen both Paradise and Fairbairn Dam, receive much needed inflows.
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