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PM rules out alcohol tests for MPs after Barnaby Joyce video

Anthony Albanese says federal politicians should not be subject to random alcohol tests at work in response to a video of Barnaby Joyce drunk in public.

Barnaby Joyce told to take leave after he ’embarrassed himself’

Nationals leader David Littleproud is pushing Barnaby Joyce to take a break after a video of him lying on a Canberra footpath went viral.

Barnaby Joyce returns to parliament after viral video in Braddon street

Nationals MP Barnaby Joyce has returned to federal parliament after video came to light of him lying on the pavement in a busy Canberra street.

Unpopular leaders punished at the polls in 2022 election

Scott Morrison and Barnaby Joyce were the most unpopular leaders of any party since 1987, analysis of the 2022 federal election from ANU shows. 

David Littleproud becomes new Nationals leader, pledges to evolve with regions

David Littleproud has become the new leader of the National Party, saying the party needs to change along with its constituents.

Three way contest for Nationals leadership

Barnaby Joyce remains sanguine about retaining his leadership of the Nationals as he prepares for challenges by David Littleproud and Victorian MP Darren Chester. 

Final poll counting expected on Monday

Anthony Albanese may be just 24 hours away from finding out whether he has secured a majority government in the lower house, which the prime minister says will send a clear message to his opponents.

David Littleproud to challenge Barnaby Joyce for Nationals top job

David Littleproud will run against Barnaby Joyce for leadership of the National Party.

Federal police taskforce probes 23 election-related cases

A police taskforce set up to ensure politicians' and candidates' safety and freedom from harassment has received and assessed 47 complaints.

Nationals back Morrison’s ‘flexible’ net zero emissions pledge

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has defended a coalition election contender who described his government's net zero emissions pledge as "not binding".

Barnaby Joyce offered to quit over Scott Morrison ‘liar’ text

A leaked text message shows Barnaby Joyce labelled Prime Minister Scott Morrison "a hypocrite and a liar" while a backbencher last year.