Barnaby Joyce's crusade may end up hurting the bush

By The Canberra Times
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:22pm, first published November 25 2016 - 6:15pm

Barnaby Joyce wears his idiosyncrasies on his sleeve, which in an era of blow-dried politicians who speak in platitudes while carefully remaining on message, is a refreshing trait. However, the Agriculture Minister plumbed new depths of eccentricity on Friday by claiming the endorsement of former TV presenter Don Burke for the Coalition government's bid to relocate the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority from Canberra to Armidale.

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