Barnaby Joyce’s departure to the backbench obviously brings immediate relief for the government and the Nationals.
Barnaby Joyce, the larger-than-life politician, has always been a distinctive brand. But then his personal flaws and indulgences cost him all he'd worked and schemed for.
Barnaby Joyce announces he will stand down as deputy prime minister and leader of the National Party.
At a Nationals meeting on Monday morning, Barnaby Joyce will resign as Nationals leader and deputy prime minister, but will stay on as the member for New England.
Nationals backbencher Andrew Broad has called for Barnaby Joyce to stand down as party leader.
Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce is under intense new pressure.
WA Nationals leader Mia Davies said Barnaby Joyce no longer had the state party’s support as the Nationals’ federal leader.
Barnaby Joyce has dismissed a call from the Western Australian state Nationals for him to stand down.
Tim Fischer said the situation has to be resolved quickly.
Sources in the Barnaby Joyce camp say there is no way he will step down before Monday's party meeting.
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Barnaby Joyce is now on a week’s leave.
The two-party vote has the Coalition trailing Labor 47-53%, compared with 48-52% a fortnight ago.
Barnaby Joyce made it clear on Friday morning he has no plans to resign.
As the crisis within the Coalition deepened, Barnaby Joyce held a news conference to respond to Malcolm Turnbull's denunciation of his personal behaviour.
Malcolm Turnbull said the ban on sexual relationships would apply even if the minister was single.
Malcolm Turnbull has announced that sexual relations between ministers and their staff will be prohibited.
Barnaby Joyce will be on leave for a week from Monday.
On Wednesday Barnaby Joyce shored up support within the Nationals to continue as leader, but on Thursday he was seriously on the back foot.
Barnaby Joyce is said to be very aware of the hurt in the party and that he has to work to mend the political damage he has caused.
Some Liberals have been unhappy at the prospect of Barnaby Joyce being acting prime minister when Malcolm Turnbull visits the US.
Barnaby Joyce on Tuesday morning issued multiple apologies.
Barnaby Joyce's greatest protection in the short term remains the absence of a strong alternative.
Barry O'Sullivan’s strong defence came as Malcolm Turnbull was forced in parliament to express his confidence in Barnaby Joyce.
Barry O'Sullivan has declared that Barnaby Joyce remains a big asset to the Nationals despite the sharp grassroots reaction to his affair with his former staffer.
The government will hail this year’s outcome as the most promising result since 2011.
The tenth Closing the Gap report shows only three of the seven targets are on track to be met.
George Brandis gave his valedictory speech to the Senate on Wednesday.
George Brandis told the Senate that classical liberal values were under 'greater challenge than at any time in my memory'.
Susan Lamb on Wednesday said she had been advised she did not have a legal right to access her parents’ marriage certificate.
Embattled Labor MP Susan Lamb has hit back at government pressure for her to quit parliament over her dual citizenship.
The High Court ruled unanimously on Tuesday that Steve Martin was eligible to sit in the Senate.
The High Court has ruled that Steve Martin is eligible to enter the Senate to replace the disqualified Jacqui Lambie.
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The now-infamous section 44 of the Australian Constitution was a last-minute change by the authors, drafted in private and accepted out of weariness.
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Bill Shorten on Sunday announced a Labor government would freeze health premium increases to 2% in each of its first two years in office.
The Coalition now trails 48-52% on the two-party vote – the best result for it since April last year.
Bill Shorten said he had become increasingly sceptical of Adani in recent months.
Bill Shorten has taken a further step toward opposing the proposed Queensland Adani coal mine.
Cabinet confidentiality is important to ensure ministers are able to debate ideas before a decision is made public.
We need to balance a legitimate desire for transparency in politics with the need for free and thoughtful debate.
David Feeney confirmed he still could not produce the paperwork to demonstrate he had renounced his British citizenship.
Labor MP David Feeney has quit parliament and triggered a byelection in the Victorian seat of Batman.
The government is stressing Malcolm Turnbull’s speech is a restatement of its economic plan, not an attempt at a reset.
Malcolm Turnbull's pitch will be that dividends will start to flow from government policy.
The National Integrity Commission was the specific announcement in Bill Shorten’s Tuesday National Press Club address.
Bill Shorten said a proposed National Integrity Commission would operate 'as a standing royal commission into serious and systematic corruption'.