It was five little words from Barnaby Joyce's supposed friend David Littleproud that proved the kiss of death. "Put up or shut up" said the National Party new boy when commenting on another round of rumours about his party leader.And over in West Australia a woman reacted to the taunt.
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Barnaby Joyce wields the tea towel in the government's soap operaMichelle Grattan, University of CanberraAs Malcolm Turnbull heads for his time with Trump, which carries its own challenges, he has left behind a very untidy-looking ship of state.Treasurer Scott Morrison and former prime minister Tony Abbott are trading blows over im
Barnaby Joyce and his pregnant partner Vikki Campion claim they have been hounded out of their rent free apartment, and fear their baby son will be viewed "somehow less worthy than other children".In an exclusive interview with Fairfax Media in Armidale a fortnight after their relationship was exposed, the couple made a direct appeal to politicians and members of the public: "It's time to move on." ...
The Owl doesn't think that advertisements during an election campaign actually have much influence on the final result. In his experience it is a matter of what will be will be. So he believes all the discussion about the impact that Nick Xenophon's South Australia Best television spot will have is irrelevant. But here it is and you can judge for yourself.
Australian biomedical scientist Jacques Miller was just recognized by one of the world's top science prizes, the Japan Prize. Has anyone seen/heard that story in the print/broadcast media?— Prof. Peter Doherty (@ProfPCDoherty) January 31, 2018