Barnaby Joyce

Barnaby Joyce

Barnaby Joyce is Federal Minister for Agriculture, Deputy Leader of the Nationals and Member for New England.

Palmer United Party a cult: Barnaby Joyce

Federal frontbencher Barnaby Joyce has branded Clive Palmer's political party a cult.

Barry O'Sullivan to take Barnaby Joyce's place in the Senate

Barry O'Sullivan, grandfather of Patrick O'Sullivan, a 5yo boy who was critically injured in a fall off an amusement ride near Toowoomba.

Cameron Atfield An emotional week has ended on a high note for former Liberal National Party state treasurer Barry O’Sullivan, who is set to take outgoing Barnaby Joyce’s seat in the Senate.

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Barnaby Joyce eyes lower house seat

Barnaby Joyce

Bridie Jabour Opposition leader Tony Abbott has refused to pick a side in the potential preselection stoush brewing between Senator Barnaby Joyce and veteran Liberal National Party MP Bruce Scott for the federal...

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Barnaby Joyce calls off lower house bid

Bridie Jabour Senator Barnaby Joyce has put aside his aspirations for a lower house seat – and the deputy prime ministership – and bowed out of a potential fight with a longstanding Queensland LNP MP.

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Abbott and Howard enlisted to raise funds for LNP

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman with Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

Amy Remeikis Queensland's Liberal National Party is set to raise half a million dollars at an upcoming dinner and they won't have to declare a cent.

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Campbell Newman avoids criticising Clive Palmer's China comments

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has avoided commenting on Clive Palmer's controversial remarks about Chinese people.

Amy Remeikis Joe Hockey, Julie Bishop and Barnaby Joyce may have all rushed to condemn Clive Palmer's China tirade, but one of the federal MPs biggest critics has refused to join the chorus.

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Keep calm and look for the shades of grey

Those encouraging the extremism we are seeing in debates are not helping anyone.

Madonna King MADONNA KING: Israel or Palestine. Campbell Newman or Labor. The far Left versus the far Right. Ensuring animals are not subject to cruel killings versus those who dare relish a steak sandwich.

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Tributes flow for Queensland cattleman Graeme Acton

ACTON.7 APRIL 2014. AFR PIC BY ORIN LUCKE. Central Queensland cattleman Graeme Acton, pictured at Paradise Lagoons.OUTSIDE ROCKHAMPTON, QUEENSLAND.

Cameron Atfield Tributes have flowed for Queensland beef baron Graeme Acton, who died on Friday night from injuries sustained during a fall on May 3.

Pollies make hay while Blues shine

The colourful Barnaby Joyce has been relatively quiet since moving from the Senate to the lower house and becoming agriculture minister.

Bruce Flegg to stand for Moggill pre-selection

Bruce Flegg

Amy Remeikis Bruce Flegg has emphatically declared he will be stand for pre-selection in his seat of Moggill at the next state election.

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LNP senate form guide: hopefuls jockey for election spots

Horse racing at Warwick Farm

Daniel Hurst An ideological warrior who rails against a “morbid, Green, anti-Western” school curriculum. A business advocate who claims to have influenced Tony Abbott's anti-carbon-tax campaign.

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Big Brother housemate reveals political hopes

David Graham

Kate Dennehy AUSTRALIA is ready for gay farmer and former Big Brother contestant David Graham to become a politician, Queensland senator Barnaby Joyce says.

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Police hunt rogue councillor

Hajnal Black.

Marissa Calligeros Besieged Logan City councillor Hajnal Black is being hunted by police, as political friends and foes alike plead with her to turn herself in.

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Hajnal under fire: Mickel hits back

Hajnal Black

Marissa Calligeros Outgoing Parliamentary Speaker John Mickel has strongly defended his comments about fugitive councillor Hajnal Black’s leg-lengthening surgery, after her husband branded the remarks ‘‘sexist’’ and...

Hajnal Black granted bail

Marissa Calligeros and Dan Nancarrow Besieged Logan councillor Hajnal Black has been arrested.

Joyce to challenge colleague for Lower House seat

Barnaby Joyce

Marissa Calligeros Nationals senator Barnaby Joyce has confirmed he plans to run for the lower house at the next federal election.

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