Barnaby Joyce: Man who sent bullet to former deputy PM given suspended prison sentence

Barnaby Joyce: Man who sent bullet to former deputy PM given suspended prison sentence

Updated April 23, 2018 14:13:36 The man who sent a bullet and threatening note to former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce has been given a two-year suspended prison sentence and a fine of $4,000. Neville Clifford Newman, 74, pleaded guilty to charges of stalking and intimidation in February. Also in …

Barnaby Joyce calls for changes to parliament rules that forbid working with partners

Barnaby Joyce calls for changes to parliament rules that forbid working with partners

By federal political reporter Stephanie Borys Updated April 23, 2018 00:41:46 Former prime minister Barnaby Joyce wants an overhaul to the hiring regulations at Parliament House, so politicians can work alongside their partners. Speaking with ABC’s National Wrap after the birth of his son Sebastian last week, Mr Joyce has …

Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion welcome a baby boy

Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion welcome a baby boy

Updated April 20, 2018 15:13:50 Former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce and his partner Vikki Campion have welcomed a baby boy, named Sebastian. He was born at Armidale public hospital on Monday this week, weighing 3.8 kilograms. Mr Joyce quit as Nationals leader and deputy PM in February amid pressure …

I got it wrong on the banks: Joyce

Former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has conceded he was ‘wrong’ in arguing against a banking royal commission in the past, as the inquiry continues to expose misconduct within the financial services sector. The move comes amid a growing call for the banks to be forced to sell off its …

Barnaby Joyce says he was wrong to oppose a banking royal commission

Barnaby Joyce says he was wrong to oppose a banking royal commission

Posted April 19, 2018 11:02:14 Barnaby Joyce has said he was wrong to argue against a banking royal commission because what has emerged is “beyond disturbing”. Key points: As deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce refused to call for a banking royal commission He now says the evidence has been “beyond …

Michael McCormack talks health and education as Nationals turn page on Joyce | Australia news

Australia’s acting prime minister, Michael McCormack, will promise to build on Barnaby Joyce’s work by renewing the party’s focus on regional health and education in his first major speech as Nationals leader. With Malcolm Turnbull overseas attending the Commonwealth heads of government meeting, McCormack will front the National Press Club …

Morning mail: AGL pours scorn on Barnaby Joyce claim | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Friday, 6 April. Top stories AGL Energy has rejected arguments from the government that it is abusing its market power, saying it would have closed the Liddell power plant in New South Wales with no …

Morning mail: single mothers say new rule doesn’t pass Joyce test | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Wednesday 4 April. Top stories Harsher welfare measures that force friends to vouch for the relationship status of social security recipients are damaging and are at odds with the standards recently applied to Barnaby Joyce …

Barnaby Joyce declares Vikki Campion’s interests on his parliamentary register

Barnaby Joyce declares Vikki Campion’s interests on his parliamentary register

Updated March 26, 2018 10:04:44 Former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce has updated his parliamentary records to confirm his former media adviser is now his partner. Key points: Mr Joyce announced relationship with Vikki Campion on February 13, but only updated register of interests to include her on March 19 …