The Bachelor's Heather Maltman quits breakfast radio gig on the Gold Coast

Heather Maltman has announced her resignation from Sea FM on the Gold Coast, telling listeners she will be finishing up on Friday.

The former Bachelor star, who has co-hosted the Heather, Dan & Ben breakfast show since November 2016, said she will be relocating to Sydney to focus on her podcast series, One Together.

'After a long time now, I've decided to leave the show. Some would call this a sad day, others may high-five and have a spring in their step,' said Heather, 33.

'I've learned a lot in my time at Sea FM. Mostly I've learned how much I enjoy sleep,' she added.

'As I look towards a podcast, otherwise known as unemployment, You have to take risks to get what you want. For years I've wanted to be part of something really big.'

The Queensland-born radio personality then revealed she plans to launch an acting career in China. 

'I've decided to leave the show': Former The Bachelor star, Heather Maltman (centre) has announced her resignation from Sea FM on the Gold Coast, telling listeners she will be finishing up on-air on Friday. Pictured alongside co-stars former NRL player Ben Hannant (right) and Dan Anstey (left)

'I've decided to leave the show': Former The Bachelor star, Heather Maltman (centre) has announced her resignation from Sea FM on the Gold Coast, telling listeners she will be finishing up on-air on Friday. Pictured alongside co-stars former NRL player Ben Hannant (right) and Dan Anstey (left)

'This year, I sold a [TV] show about me trying to make it big in China. That's a fact, actually going to try and make it big as an actor in China,' she explained.

Heather also touched upon her difficult childhood and offered some words of advice to her young listeners.  

'As a woman who grew up in crappy circumstances and pushed past a lot of life's judgements, to the women of the GC, I say to you now, "Want more!" she said.

'You deserve more. Take a risk and be all of yourself no matter how much someone tries to

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