Barnaby Joyce

Politicians unaware they held dual citizenship should keep jobs, says Brandis

Attorney general tells high court Barnaby Joyce and senators Nash, Canavan and Xenophon shouldn’t lose out for not knowing they held dual nationalities<p>The attorney general, George Brandis, has attempted to save the political careers of three government MPs by claiming they should not be punished …

George Brandis

'Conflict of interest': Calls for Barnaby Joyce to sell CSG-linked land

Barnaby Joyce has been accused of a conflict of interest due to claims he could personally benefit from the Turnbull government's push to develop …

Business (Australia)

Gas crisis: warning! warning! warning! Um, what comes next?

Gas companies should be careful - the Prime Minister really will use a gas reservation. He will, you know! Don't try him! And what does the …

Australian News

Gas crisis 'three times bigger' than thought, Turnbull says

Mr Turnbull said the gas market was not functioning well and the government's controversial limits on gas exports are "ready to go".<p>He urged gas …

Australian News

People are being asked to photograph carp getting it on around Canberra

It's the conservation campaign that could make David Attenborough blush. As the weather heats up, so too does the romantic life of that notorious …

Australian News

Turnbull isn't bluffing. Gas exporters next on government's list

Gas companies only have to look at the pressure being heaped on the banks and AGL Energy at the moment, should they still think the government is …

Australian News

Six things we learned: Death spirals and Tony Abbott’s sense of timing

It’s been another big week for exciting renewable energy technology developments, and dismal energy politics. Here is a wrap over how conservative …

Hurricane Irma

Australian senator Malcolm Roberts deemed dual citizen during nomination by High Court

Australia's High Court has ruled that Senator Malcolm Roberts had British citizenship at the time of his nomination to parliament's upper house. …

News

North Korea testing H-bomb would be 'crazy' says Barnaby Joyce

Kim Jong Un has described Donald Trump as "deranged" and Pyongyang's foreign minister said North Korea may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific as the …

North Korea

The High Court says One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts was a British citizen after all

Senator Malcolm Roberts. Source: Facebook<p>One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts looks set to lose his parliamentary seat for breaching Section 44 of the …

Judiciary

Sweeter deal for Australian sugar exports to Indonesia

​Media Release<p>Sweeter deal for Australian sugar exports to Indonesia<p>21 September 2017<p><b>Indonesia to reduce tariffs on Australian raw sugar imports to</b> …

National Party of Australia

Barnaby Joyce reveals the root of his affinity for headwear

So luckily, the Nationals Leader is very rarely seen without wearing a hat from his collection of signature Akubras.<p>Mr Joyce loves the Aussie hat …

Australian News

Treatment of gay NSW Nationals candidate 'wrong', sets party back, leader says

The treatment of a gay National Party candidate was wrong and has set the party back, New South Wales Nationals leader and Deputy Premier John …

Australian News

One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts gave some astonishing evidence on his dual citizenship to the High Court today

Senator Malcolm Roberts. Source: Facebook<p>Queensland One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts appeared before the High Court today as part of a case into …

Citizenship

Barnaby Joyce says Abbott's energy comments risk putting Labor into power

Deputy prime minister says Bill Shorten cannot be trusted with the ‘economic management of our nation’<p>Barnaby Joyce has urged the former prime minister Tony Abbott to fall back into line, warning the future of the government is at risk.<p>Abbott reignited the clean energy target debate within the …

National Party of Australia

NZ Labour leader 'yet to hear from' Bishop

Jaincda Ardern says she has not spoken with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop since becoming NZ Labour leader, despite publicly offering to do so after a …

National Party of Australia

Trump to steal show at UN leaders week

US President Donald Trump's first appearance at United Nations leaders week is likely to have the hallmarks of a bucking bull at a rodeo.

Aung San Suu Kyi

'It's very serious': Australia's farmers pensive after a long, dry winter

For the next two weeks, Phillip Alcorn​ will have his eyes glued to the sky, and the weather forecast.<p>If there is no rain in the next two weeks, the …

Agriculture

Malcolm Roberts to be cross-examined and bring expert to high court citizenship case

Court to ask One Nation senator whether he knew he was a British citizen on Thursday before 10 October hearing on eligibility of seven MPs and senators<p>The One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts will be cross-examined about whether he knew he was a British citizen and the case challenging his …

Scott Ludlam

Citizenship showdown in High Court

THE citizenship saga which could bring down Malcolm Turnbull’s one seat majority government will return to the High Court in Canberra today.<p>Chief …

Australian News

CARTOON: Energy policy

<i>You can see more cartoons from Mark on his website Mark David Cartoons or follow him on Twitter @mdavidcartoons.</i><p>Monthly Donation<p>Single Donation<p><b>Be</b> …

Australian News

Korea missile a sign of frustration: PM

North Korea's latest missile launch over Japan is a sign of the rogue nation's frustration at being slapped with increased sanctions, Malcolm …

North Korea

Turnbull ends week on a high, but it might not last long

As Malcolm Turnbull concluded his final answer during Question Time on Thursday, after two weeks of political rough and tumble, his backbench …

Australian News

Nationals MPs push for cashless welfare card

A group of Nationals MPs is pushing for a widespread rollout of the cashless welfare card.<p>'The taxpayers of Australia don't give that money to people …

Good policy must be good politics for PM

The past sittings fortnight had all the hallmarks of one of those flights where the passenger jet circles above Sydney waiting for instructions and …

Alan Finkel

The government attacks environmental groups with advice straight from the mining lobby

The recommendations would set a dangerous precedent and could hamper any community group that the government deems to be in conflict with its world view<p>Tens of millions of dollars are spent annually on political lobbying for the interests of the fossil fuel sector. That investment serves the …

Climate

Barnaby Joyce @Barnaby_Joyce

LIVE: Doorstop in Canberra talking about energy<p>Periscope<p>video<p>https://www.pscp.tv/Barnaby_Joyce/1nAKEezdAYlKL<p>contact@pscp.tv

National Party of Australia

Barnaby Joyce says any new energy investment mechanism must include coal power

At the same time former head of Clean Energy Finance Corporation says there is no investor appetite for new coal power<p>The deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, says any new investment mechanism for the energy sector, be it a clean energy target or an alternative, will need to keep coal-fired power …

Energy

Claims Australia won't meet Paris climate commitment if it keeps coal in CET

Australia will not to meet its Paris emissions reduction targets if the Turnbull government includes coal-fired power in any watered down climate and …

Climate

Senator to raise a glass in Barnaby's seat

Sam Dastyari doesn't expect to find a halal snack pack in New England, rather a community of miffed voters who need a drink.<p>The Labor senator intends …

National Party of Australia