Barnaby Joyce quits as Australian deputy prime minister and National party leader
Feb 24, 2018, 07:05
Last year, Mr Joyce was ensnared in Canberra's dual nationality saga, and was forced out of parliament after it was revealed he had breached the constitution by not renouncing his New Zealand citizenship - which he had inherited through his father. "I never tried to be anything else".
Former prime minister Tony Abbott said Mr Joyce could have better handled his personal issues but "part of the problem has been poor management at the most senior levels of government". The Australian news media was reluctant to report on the relationship with the woman, Vikki Campion, until it was discovered that the couple were living rent-free in an apartment donated by a supporter.
Mr Joyce finally admitted to the affair with Ms Campion earlier this month but initially refused to resign, insisting that "private matters remain private".
Ministers' relatives and partners are not allowed to be appointed to executive government offices without approval from the prime minister, but Joyce battled the calls for his resignation by claiming Campion was not technically his partner at the time she was appointed to the various roles.
As political pressure mounted, however, Turnbull's news conference on Thursday changed the tone entirely - threatening a split between his Liberal Party and Joyce's National Party that potentially has far-reaching implications.
He has been on leave, after revelations that he is expecting a child with his former media adviser.
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