Nationals MP George Christensen has resigned as the party’s chief whip.
The controversial Nationals MP has resolved the conflict between being the party's chief disciplinarian and its chief rebel by resigning.
Barnaby Joyce recently said a resolution of the backpacker tax issue was imminent.
Federal cabinet on Tuesday is due to consider a compromise on the backpacker tax, as the government moves to clear away the issue as soon as possible.
University of Canberra professorial fellow Michelle Grattan and senior lecturer in political science Michael de Percy discuss the week in politics.
As the Nationals’ chief whip, George Christensen has a central role in keeping the party in line.
Bizarre as it might seem George Christensen, the rebel MP who threatened to cross the floor unless the government changed the superannuation package, is the Nationals’ chief whip. After the election Nationals…
LNP MP George Christensen has been vociferous in his opposition to the Safe Schools program.
The damaging polarisation around queer issues in Australian politics is out of step with community sentiment.