Coalition behind in two new polls as triumphant Joyce heads back to Canberra

The Australian parliamentary week will be dominated by same-sex marriage and MPs’ citizenship. The government will also introduce a suite of legislation targeting foreign interference and espionage, all while welcoming back Barnaby Joyce.

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High Court knocks Barnaby Joyce out in dual citizenship case as byelection looms in New England

Barnaby Joyce heard the news while he was in his electorate. He goes into the byelection virtually certain to be returned – especially after the former independent MP for the seat, Tony Windsor, announced he would not stand.

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Govt in turmoil over Barnaby Joyce NZ citizenship, Bishop accuses Labor of collusion with Kiwis

Labor denies collusion with NZ colleagues to destabilise government over Barnaby Joyce citizenship affair, counter-accusing foreign minister of creating a diplomatic incident with Australia’s closest ally.

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High Court to rule on whether Barnaby Joyce is a New Zealander

Australian government rocked by revelation that Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce might be a citizen of New Zealand, potentially making him ineligible to be a federal MP.

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Milk boycott intensifies while govt approves loans for under seige dairy farmers

Home-brand milk left on shelves as Aussie consumer #MilkedDry boycott continues, while the government announces loans rescue package for desperate farmers.

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Johnny Depp calls Barnaby Joyce an ‘inbred tomato’ [VIDEO]

WATCH: “Isn’t it heartening in a way to find out we’re not the only dumb country, though? To find out that it’s not just us doin’ stupid stuff?” Kimmel asks Depp.

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Australian farmers fight huge mine in Liverpool Plains, NSW

Australian Government approves a new black coal mine but farmers argue it could be taking food from Australians’ mouths.

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Captain Jack Sparrow caught in Australian ‘war on terrier’

International icon, Johnny Depp, found his pet dogs’ lives under threat by Australian Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce, after he brought them into the country during the filming of the latest installment of Pirates of the Caribbean saga. Australian five-time motorcycle

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Palmer elected in strong debut for the Palmer United Party

ELECTION13 | Queensland entrepreneur Clive Palmer is expected to win the Sunshine Coast electorate of Farifax, with several other Palmer United Party members highly likely to take positions in parliament.

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Tony Windsor calls Barnaby Joyce supporters ‘rednecks’

Independent MP Tony Windsor has labelled supporters of conservative rival Barnaby Joyce as “rednecks” in the aftermath of the maverick Queensland senator’s decision to run as a candidate for Windsor’s seat of New England at the next federal election.

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Democracy, Aussie-style, is unique: study

10 per cent of Australians would sell their vote if they could, new research compiled for the Museum of Australian Democracy shows. It’s a classic outlier in a wide range of data showing the vast majority of Australians hold democracy close to their heart.

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Coalition says carbon tax fight not over

The federal opposition is not conceding the carbon pricing scheme is a done deal, as Prime Minister Julia Gillard and her ministers cross the nation talking up the plan.

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