PM bans sex between ministers and staff and calls on Barnaby Joyce to consider his position

By James Massola & Adam Gartrell
Updated February 16 2018 - 9:13am, first published February 15 2018 - 6:50pm

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has moved to limit the damage from the Barnaby Joyce scandal, effectively abandoning the Nationals leader over a "shocking error of judgment" while also taking the unprecedented step of banning sex between ministers and staff.

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