Michael McCormack

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Michael McCormack contradicts Barnaby Joyce on Nationals signing Cop26 pact
Ex-Nationals leader McCormack says any government agreement covers party, days after Joyce said ‘I did not sign it’

Katharine Murphy Political editor

17, Nov, 2021 @7:24 AM

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Liberal MPs scorn National’s $250bn plan for taxpayers to underwrite fossil fuels
Keith Pitt’s proposal, which suggests huge loans for resources sector in return for his party backing net zero, left on table by Scott Morrison

Katharine Murphy Political editor

07, Oct, 2021 @7:47 AM

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Former Nationals leader Michael McCormack warns a flat ‘no’ on net zero could threaten trade
The ex-deputy PM tells Guardian Australia the next phase of climate policy must not ‘smash our regional economies’

Katharine Murphy Political editor

21, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Pauline Hanson says Coalition allowed her to announce Rockhampton grant instead of Nationals
One Nation leader insists she ‘worked bloody hard’ for the funding and local MP Michelle Landry ‘had absolutely nothing to do with it’

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

02, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Qantas on track to collect $2bn of support as Morrison government criticised for not seeking stake
One expert says a stake in the airline would give the government more influence over how Qantas uses taxpayer money

Ben Butler

21, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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The Nationals is not a serious party for country people – just a collection of bogus stereotypes | Van Badham
Barnaby Joyce’s leadership is not a good fit with the evolved values of traditional rural voters

Van Badham

09, Jul, 2021 @1:01 AM

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In a surreal turn of events, Barnaby’s back and the grotesquery of Australian politics is laid bare | Katharine Murphy
Joyce has always been a solo act, a minor cult of personality, but could he have an epiphany and realise he’s not the only person in the room?

Katharine Murphy

21, Jun, 2021 @11:16 AM

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Barnaby Joyce returns as Nationals leader; Senate hearing on Covid-19 begins – as it happened
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Josh Taylor (now) and Amy Remeikis (earlier)

21, Jun, 2021 @10:19 AM

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New Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce says he’s a ‘better person’ and offers ‘best chance of winning’
Joyce secures majority of 21 votes cast in Nationals leadership spill motion called by Matt Canavan to win back former position

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

21, Jun, 2021 @7:27 AM

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Barnaby Joyce could retake Nationals leadership on Monday, opponents say
David Littleproud could be clear to run for top job if Michael McCormack stood aside in a party room spill

Paul Karp

20, Jun, 2021 @5:58 AM

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Michael McCormack ‘concentrating on his job’ as rumours swirl of Nationals leadership spill
Acting prime minister says ‘if other people have agendas that is a matter for them’ as speculation Barnaby Joyce is lining up for top job

Katharine Murphy, Political editor

19, Jun, 2021 @4:15 AM

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Coffee brought to you by coal: a week in the life of Australia’s acting prime minister
Michael McCormack has a few things to say about nibbling mice, coffee drinkers and inner-city activists

Amy Remeikis

18, Jun, 2021 @8:00 PM

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