Joyce takes leave from Parliament after 'very embarrassing' Braddon incident

Justine Landis-Hanley
Updated February 26 2024 - 5:33pm, first published 1:50pm

Nationals frontbencher Barnaby Joyce will take a week of leave from Parliament, after being filmed lying on a Braddon footpath and swearing into his phone earlier in February.

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Justine Landis-Hanley

Justine Landis-Hanley

Federal politics and public sector reporter

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter at The Canberra Times, with an interest in integrity, regulation, and social services. Contact me with tips and feedback at

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