David Littleproud elected Nationals leader, Perin Davey wins deputy

Sarah Basford Canales
Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated May 31 2022 - 11:32am, first published May 30 2022 - 12:30pm

David Littleproud has vowed to lead the Nationals from the "sensible" centre after knocking off Barnaby Joyce to seize the party's top job.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Politics and public sector reporter

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at or confidential tips to

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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