‘Clear air’ for NSW Nats as Barnaby bails on Cowra state conference

Alex Druce
By Alex Druce
Updated June 14 2018 - 7:41am, first published 7:30am
Deputy Premier John Barilaro said he would not call for Barnaby Joyce to stand aside from politics, but encouraged him to take a break and make a decision when he is in a better place.

Nationals party delegates hoping to catch the Barnaby Joyce sideshow this weekend will be sorely disappointed, with senior MPs confirming the under-fire New England MP is now sitting the Cowra state conference out. 

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Alex Druce

Alex Druce

Senior Journalist

Politics and rural issues journo in Sydney. Give me a yell at adruce@fairfaxmedia.com.au