Barnaby Joyce not committing to running for Nationals leader following Coalition's election loss

Andrew Messenger
Cody Tsaousis
Updated May 23 2022 - 3:41pm, first published May 22 2022 - 11:00am

Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has not committed to recontesting the Nationals leadership, despite saying in April it was his intention to hold onto the position if possible.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at

Cody Tsaousis

Cody Tsaousis


I'm a news reporter who enjoys covering politics and energy, but I will write about anything for my community. I moved to the New England in 2021 after spending several years in the Upper Hunter.

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