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Barnaby Joyce directs New England preferences to One Nation candidate living in Brisbane

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The One Nation candidate preferenced by the deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, in his regional New South Wales electorate is a salesman from inner-city Brisbane. Joyce has directed preferences in his ultra-safe New...

Barnaby Joyce refuses to use term energy ‘transition’ because it ‘equals unemployment’

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Deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce believes a “transition” from coal to cleaner energy “equals unemployment” in the regions, declaring the Coalition would not use the term during the election. The Nationals leader ha...

Australian politics live: NSW and Victoria to ease Covid isolation rules; Barnaby Joyce warns of ‘little Cuba’ after Solomon Islands-China pact

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Challenges for both leaders ahead of first debate of 2022 election campaign; Penny Wong lashes Morrison government’s handling of Solomon Islands as PM defends response; Anthony Albanese says aged care workers are desp...

Barnaby Joyce abolishes body set up to advise on major water projects after dam announcements

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The deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, has dissolved the national advisory body established less than two years ago to scrutinise major water projects. This came after an expert member of the body, Stuart Khan, exp...

Veterans’ affairs minister told Barnaby Joyce he was quitting due to budget ‘disgrace’

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The Australian veterans’ affairs minister, Andrew Gee, was on the cusp of offering his resignation from cabinet following a major stoush over department funding days out from the federal budget. In a major attack on t...

How the tech community has rallied to Ukraine’s cyber-defence

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As the conflict in Ukraine escalates, expert cyber-watchers have been speculating about the kind of cyber-attacks that Russia might conduct. Will the Kremlin turn off Ukraine’s power grid, dismantle Ukraine’s transpor...

‘They did an Alan Joyce on us’: how the Sydney rail dispute escalated

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The transport union has accused the New South Wales government of playing politics with commuters amid claims the two parties had come to a weekend agreement which would have prevented a shutdown of the state’s train ...

Where to start with: James Joyce

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The books of James Joyce, along with Middlemarch and War and Peace, were among the titles that many vowed to read when the UK was plunged into its first coronavirus lockdown. Almost two years later, we now know that m...

Barnaby Joyce pulls out of ABC’s Insiders as Labor says role as deputy PM ‘untenable’

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Australia’s deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, has revealed he offered his resignation to Scott Morrison while publicly apologising for calling him a “hypocrite and a liar” in a leaked text message. Joyce told repo...

Barnaby Joyce called Scott Morrison ‘a hypocrite and a liar’ in leaked text message

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Barnaby Joyce labelled Scott Morrison “a hypocrite and a liar” in a private text message, sent before he returned to the leadership of the National party. In another blow for the embattled prime minister, the leaked t...

Qantas boss Alan Joyce compares Western Australia border restrictions to North Korea

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Qantas chief executive, Alan Joyce, has compared Western Australia’s ongoing border closure to the totalitarian state of North Korea. Speaking on 3AW on Friday, Joyce lamented there wasn’t a plan in WA for when the st...

Major collection of James Joyce documents and books donated to university

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A telegram sent by Samuel Beckett to James Joyce on his 49th birthday, 91 years ago today, has been given to the University of Reading by Joyce’s grandson and his wife. The missive, in which the Waiting for Godot auth...

‘It’s been a lot’: Joyce Carol Oates, SA Cosby, Richard Ford and Margo Jefferson on Biden’s first year

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Richard Ford is a novelist and short story writer best known for his quartet of novels featuring the protagonist Frank Bascombe, a failed sportswriter turned novelist, which includes The Sportswriter, Independence Day...

I had death threats and my tires slashed for my reporting. Many journalists in the Pacific face huge dangers

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I spent five years as the lone journalist on the remote Pacific island of Yap. During that time I was harassed, spat at, threatened with assassination and warned that I was being followed. The tyres on my car were sla...

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