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Conservative rural politician is Australia's new deputy PM

Feb 26, 2018 - 8:22 AM

Michael McCormack, 53, is chosen by the Nationals – the junior partner in the governing Liberal-National coalition – to take over as leader and deputy PM in a party-room vote

NEW DEPUTY. Michael McCormack is the new Australian Deputy Prime Minister, replacing Barnaby Joyce. Photo courtesy McCormack's page on Facebook

Australia's scandal-hit deputy PM quits

Feb 23, 2018 - 12:14 PM

(UPDATED) Barnaby Joyce has been front-page news in Australia for two weeks since it emerged he had left his wife of 24 years for his younger former media adviser, who is now expecting their baby boy

Australia bans sex between government ministers and staff

Feb 15, 2018 - 1:17 PM

(UPDATED) This comes as the Deputy Prime Minister faces a scandal after having an affair that left an aide pregnant and the government reeling

PM AND DEPUTY. A file photo taken on July 5, 2016 shows Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce (R) listening to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (L) during a press conference in Sydney. William West/AFP

Pressure mounts on Australia deputy PM over affair

Feb 13, 2018 - 12:13 PM

Pressure mounts on Australia's deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce amid fresh allegations that his affair with a younger former staffer, who is pregnant with their child, breached ministerial rules

DEPUTY UNDER FIRE. A file photo taken on July 5, 2016 shows Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce (R) listening to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (L) during a press conference in Sydney. William West/AFP

Deputy PM's affair with staffer grips Australia

Feb 08, 2018 - 12:23 PM

The staunchly conservative Barnaby Joyce – who has campaigned in support of traditional marriage values – insists his private life should not be discussed in the public arena

PUBLIC FIGURE. In this file photo, Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce addresses a press conference in Sydney on July 5, 2016. William West/AFP

Australia deputy PM by-election win boosts embattled coalition

Dec 03, 2017 - 10:05 AM

Australia's deputy prime minister easily wins a crucial by-election triggered by a dual-citizenship crisis that threatened the ruling coalition's grip on power

RE-ELECTED. In this file photo, Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce addresses a press conference in Sydney on July 5, 2016. William West/AFP

Australia government in turmoil after dual citizenship ruling

Oct 27, 2017 - 11:47 AM

(UPDATED) Barnaby Joyce is among 7 politicians embroiled in a crisis after falling afoul of a previously obscure constitutional rule that bars dual citizens from sitting in parliament

INELIGIBLE. Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce addresses a press conference in Sydney on July 5, 2016. Photo by WIlliam West/AFP

Nervous wait for Australia government over citizenship crisis

Aug 24, 2017 - 3:40 PM

There is an obscure constitutional rule in Australia which bars dual citizens from parliament The High Court will hear 5 cases related to this in October

Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce addresses a press conference in Sydney on July 5, 2016.  Three days after polls closed the result is still too close to call, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Liberal/National coalition and the opposition Labor party each short of the 76 seats needed to govern, raising the prospect of a hung parliament. / AFP PHOTO / WILLIAM WEST

Australia Deputy PM Baa-naby's Kiwi woes create chaos in Canberra

Aug 20, 2017 - 2:30 PM

Australia s top court will this week examine a constitutional crisis threatening to topple the conservative government

In this file photo, Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce addresses a press conference in Sydney on July 5, 2016. William West/AFP

Sheepish Aussie deputy PM drops Kiwi citizenship

Aug 15, 2017 - 3:17 PM

Australia s accidental Kiwi deputy prime minister renounces his New Zealand citizenship amid sheep jokes Hollywood taunts and conspiracy theories

'ACCIDENTAL KIWI' In this file photo, Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce addresses a press conference in Sydney on July 5, 2016. William West/AFP

Australia deputy PM caught in dual citizenship crisis

Aug 14, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Barnaby Joyce says he might have New Zealand citizenship by descent but did not quit cabinet or parliament and instead referred his election to the High Court

IN TROUBLE? A file photo taken on July 5, 2016 shows Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce (R) listening to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (L) during a press conference in Sydney. William West/AFP

Australia minister slammed over 'rubbish, ignorant' remarks about Indonesia

May 26, 2016 - 4:33 PM

What did Barnaby Joyce say about Indonesia that put him under the spotlight?

SLAMMED. Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce faces criticism over asylum remarks he made about Indonesia. EPA/MICK TSIKAS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Johnny Depp and Australia minister renew war of words

May 26, 2016 - 10:55 AM

Johnny Depp says Australian minister Barnaby Joyce looks somehow like he s inbred with a tomato

JOHNNY DEPP. The actor says the Australian minister looks like he was inbred with a tomato, following his and wife Amber Heard's run-in with Australia's quarantine laws. File photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Australian minister pokes fun at Johnny Depp's video apology

Apr 19, 2016 - 12:10 PM

I don t think he ll get an Academy Award for his performance He looked like he was auditioning for the Godfather says Australia s Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce

Johnny Depp and his wife Amber Heard leave the Southport Magistrates Court in Southport, on the Gold Coast, Australia, April 18. Heard, 29, pleaded guilty before an Australian court for producing false quarantine documents for her two dogs when entering the country last year. Photo by Glenn Hunt/Australia and New Zealand Out/EPA