Joyce in 2010
|17th Deputy Prime Minister of Australia|
6 December 2017 – 26 February 2018
|Prime Minister||Malcolm Turnbull|
|Preceded by||Office vacant|
|Succeeded by||Michael McCormack|
18 February 2016 – 27 October 2017
|Prime Minister||Malcolm Turnbull|
|Preceded by||Warren Truss|
|Succeeded by||Office vacant|
|Leader of the National Party|
11 February 2016 – 26 February 2018
|Deputy||Fiona Nash |
|Preceded by||Warren Truss|
|Succeeded by||Michael McCormack|
|Minister for Infrastructure and Transport|
20 December 2017 – 26 February 2018
|Prime Minister||Malcolm Turnbull|
|Preceded by||Darren Chester|
|Succeeded by||Michael McCormack|
|Minister for Resources and Northern Australia|
25 July 2017 – 27 October 2017
|Prime Minister||Malcolm Turnbull|
|Preceded by||Matt Canavan|
|Succeeded by||Matt Canavan|
|Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources|
18 September 2013 – 27 October 2017
6 December 2017 – 20 December 2017
|Prime Minister||Malcolm Turnbull|
|Preceded by||Joel Fitzgibbon|
|Succeeded by||David Littleproud|
|Deputy Leader of the National Party|
13 September 2013 – 11 February 2016
|Preceded by||Nigel Scullion|
|Succeeded by||Fiona Nash|
|Leader of the National Party in the Senate|
18 September 2008 – 8 August 2013
|Preceded by||Nigel Scullion|
|Succeeded by||Nigel Scullion|
|Member of the Australian Parliament|
for New England
|Assumed office |
7 September 2013
|Preceded by||Tony Windsor|
|Senator for Queensland|
1 July 2005 – 8 August 2013
|Preceded by||Len Harris|
|Succeeded by||Barry O'Sullivan|
Barnaby Thomas Gerard Joyce
17 April 1967
Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
New Zealand (1967–2017)
|Political party||National (1989–2010; 2013–present)|
Liberal National (2010–2013)
(m. 1993; separated 2017)
|Domestic partner||Vikki Campion|
|Education||St. Ignatius' College|
|Alma mater||University of New England (BFinAdmin)|
|Branch/service||Australian Army Reserve|
|Years of service||1996–2001|
|Unit||Royal Queensland Regiment|
Barnaby Thomas Gerard Joyce (born 17 April 1967) is an Australian politician. He served as the leader of the National Party from February 2016 to February 2018, and was Deputy Prime Minister of Australia from February 2016 to October 2017 and from December 2017 to February 2018.
Joyce was born in Tamworth, New South Wales, and is a graduate of the University of New England. In 1999, he set up an accountancy practice in St George, Queensland. Joyce was elected, though it subsequently emerged in 2017 that he was not eligible for election, to the Senate at the 2004 federal election, taking office in 2005. He became the National Party's Senate leader in 2008. At the 2013 election, he transferred to the House of Representatives, winning the rural seat of New England in New South Wales.
During 2013, Joyce replaced Nigel Scullion as deputy leader of the National Party. He succeeded Warren Truss as party leader and deputy prime minister in 2016. In the Abbott and Turnbull Governments, Joyce served as Minister for Agriculture (2013-2015), Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources (2015-2017), Minister for Resources and Northern Australia (2017) and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport (2017-2018).
During the 2017 parliamentary eligibility crisis, Joyce was confirmed to be a dual citizen of New Zealand. On 27 October 2017, the High Court of Australia ruled that he had been ineligible to be a candidate for the House of Representatives at the time of the 2016 election. Joyce re-entered parliament in December 2017 after winning the New England by-election with a large swing against low-profile opposition. In February 2018, he resigned his ministerial and leadership roles after acknowledging that he was in a relationship and expecting a child with a former staffer. He was succeeded by Michael McCormack.
- 1 Early life and career
- 2 Senator for Queensland (2004–2013)
- 3 House of Representatives
- 4 Political positions
- 4.1 Social issues
- 4.2 Economic issues
- 4.3 Environmental issues
- 5 Personal life
- 6 References
- 7 External links
Early life and career
Barnaby Joyce was born in Tamworth, New South Wales and raised as one of six children on a sheep and cattle property about sixty kilometres north-east at Danglemah near Woolbrook. Joyce's paternal grandfather, Lieutenant Colonel John P. Joyce, landed at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915, and fought on the Western Front during World War I as well as in the Pacific War during World War II. John also once served as a bodyguard to the future King Edward VIII during the interwar period. Barnaby's father, James Michael Joyce, was born in New Zealand and was injured in World War II. James Joyce moved to Australia in 1947 to study veterinary science at the University of Sydney, where he met Joyce's mother, Marie Roche, who was studying physiotherapy. In 1956, Barnaby's parents married and made their living as farmers.
Joyce attended Woolbrook Public School, boarded at St Ignatius' College, Riverview in Sydney, and graduated from the University of New England (UNE) Armidale with a Bachelor of Financial Administration in 1989. Joyce met Natalie Abberfield at UNE. They married in 1993. After graduating, Joyce moved around northern New South Wales and Queensland as a farm worker, nightclub bouncer, and rural banker. From 1991 to 2005, Joyce worked in the accounting profession, and founded his own accountancy firm Barnaby Joyce & Co. in St George, Queensland in 1999. He is a fellow of CPA Australia. From 1996 to 2001, Joyce served in the Royal Queensland Regiment of the Australian Army Reserve.
Senator for Queensland (2004–2013)
In the 2004 Australian federal election, Joyce was elected to the Senate representing Queensland and the National Party. His term ran from 1 July 2005 until 30 June 2011. He was re-elected at the 2010 election as a member of the Liberal National Party, which was formed by a merger of the Queensland divisions of the two non-Labor parties.
In 2004, the Liberals won three seats in Queensland. Together with Joyce's election as a National Party senator, it was the first time since the enlargement of the Senate in 1984 that a party or coalition had won four of the six available Senate seats from a single state. The 2004 election provided the ruling Coalition government with control of the Senate for the first time since 1981, at the same time as holding a majority in the House of Representatives, granting them the power to push through unpopular changes. Prime Minister John Howard promised not to abuse this power.
Before taking his seat in July 2005, Joyce said that the government should not take his support for granted. As a senator, he crossed the floor nineteen times during the term of the Howard Government. Joyce initially expressed misgivings about the government's proposed sale of Telstra, the partially state-owned telecommunications company; nevertheless, Joyce actually voted in favour of the sale a few months later in September 2005. This led the Labor Party to label Joyce "Backdown Barney" and "Barnaby Rubble" in an acrimonious parliamentary debate. As the Telstra Sale Legislation had been pursued by the lower house in prior parliamentary sessions with no assistance package for regional Australia, Joyce was later credited for holding out until the multi billion dollar assistance package was negotiated and delivered.
In May 2006, after a one-month visit to Antarctica as a member of the External Territories Committee, Joyce promoted mining of Antarctica, banned under the Antarctic Treaty, and stated that other nations did not recognise Australia's 42 per cent claim over Antarctica. The proposal was roundly condemned by Federal Environment Minister Ian Campbell, Labor Opposition spokesman Anthony Albanese and others.
Crossing the floor
In accordance with the constitutional convention of collective ministerial responsibility in governments using the Westminster System, members of the cabinet must publicly support all governmental decisions made in Cabinet, even if they do not privately agree with them. This support includes voting for the government in the legislature. If a member of the cabinet does wish to openly object to a cabinet decision, then they are obliged to resign from their position in the cabinet.
As a Senator, Joyce used the threat of crossing the floor to extract concessions from his own government on various issues, most notably in relation to the sale of Telstra. He actually crossed the floor 28 times and there was a perception that he was a "maverick" and someone not beholden to the Liberals. The They Vote For You website, which monitors the voting patterns of federal politicians, records that Joyce has "rebelled" against the party whip in 1.1% of divisions. The following table lists the legislation on which Joyce has crossed the floor, but does not include motions.
|Year||Legislation||Voting Stance||Outcome of Legislation||Citation|
|2006||Petroleum Retail Legislation Repeal Bill, 2006||No||Passed|||
|2006||Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2005||No||Passed|||
|2006||Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 4) Bill 2006||No||Passed|||
Leader of the Nationals in the Senate
In September 2008, after replacing Nigel Scullion as Leader of the Nationals in the Senate, Joyce stated that his party in the upper house would no longer necessarily vote with their Liberal counterparts in the upper house, which opened up another possible avenue for the Labor government to pass legislation. Joyce was able to gain the majority support of the five Nationals (including one Country Liberal Party) senators through Fiona Nash and John Williams. The takeover was not expected nor revealed to the party until after it took place. Joyce remained leader of his party despite the Queensland divisions of the Liberal and National parties merging into the Liberal National Party of Queensland in July 2008.
In February 2010, Joyce declared that Australia was "going to hock to our eyeballs to people overseas" and was "getting to a point where we can't repay it". This led to a response from the Governor of the Reserve Bank, Glenn Stevens, that he had "yet to meet a finance minister [sic] who has ever mused any possibility about debt default of his own country" and that there were "few things less likely than Australia defaulting on its sovereign debt".
In the 2010 election, Joyce was re-elected to parliament on the LNP ticket with Senators George Brandis and Brett Mason, however, Joyce got more below the line votes than above the line votes. He was appointed Shadow Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Water, and retained his role as leader of the Nationals in the Senate.
House of Representatives
In April 2013, Joyce won the Nationals preselection for the House of Representatives seat of New England in New South Wales for the September 2013 election. The seat was held on a margin of 21.52% by independent politician Tony Windsor, who had decided to retire. Independent state parliamentarian Richard Torbay had been preselected as National candidate in August 2012, but was pushed out due to concerns about his ownership of several Centrelink buildings and reports that he received secret donations from Labor interests to run against National candidates.
Joyce had expressed interest in transferring to the lower house for some time. He had initially mulled running in Maranoa, which included his home in St George, but this was brought undone when that seat's longtime member, Bruce Scott, refused to stand aside in his favour. When Torbay's candidacy imploded, the state Nationals felt chagrin at Joyce's renewed interest, even though he had been born in Tamworth and had spent much of his youth on both sides of the Tweed. They initially floated NSW Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner as a replacement for Torbay. Ultimately, however, Joyce faced little opposition in the preselection contest. He resigned from the Senate on 8 August 2013, and Barry O'Sullivan was selected to replace him in the Senate.
Joyce won the seat of New England with a margin of 21 points. He was the first person to win back both a Senate seat and a House of Representatives seat previously lost by the Coalition. The Nationals had held New England without interruption from 1922 until Windsor won the seat in 2001, and had been heavily tipped to regain it with Windsor's retirement. During Windsor's tenure, most calculations of "traditional" two-party matchups between the Nationals and Labor had shown it as a comfortably safe National seat. Joyce is one of only a handful of people to have represented multiple states in parliament, and the only person to have represented one state in the Senate and a different state in the House of Representatives.
By Windsor's account, Joyce revealed that if Windsor had contested the seat, rather than retired, Prime Minister Abbott's office was ready to finance a range of projects in the New England to aid Joyce's campaign (including $50 million for Armidale hospital); however, once there was no competition, all but $5 million was reallocated to other electorates.
Following the 2013 election, Joyce was elected deputy leader of the Nationals. On 18 September 2013, Joyce was sworn in as Minister for Agriculture. On 21 September 2015, this portfolio was expanded to include Water Resources in the First Turnbull Ministry.
At the 2016 election, Joyce faced a stiff challenge from Tony Windsor, who came out of retirement to contest. Seat-level polling in the seat of New England found Joyce and Windsor neck and neck, however Joyce won with a majority on the primary vote, enough to retain the seat without the need for preferences.
Leader of the National Party
On 11 February 2016, Leader of the National Party, Warren Truss announced his intended retirement and Barnaby Joyce was elected unopposed as his replacement, with Fiona Nash as his deputy. Joyce was sworn in as Deputy Prime Minister of Australia on 18 February 2016. On 7 December 2017, Bridget McKenzie replaced Nash as deputy leader of the Nationals. On 26 February 2018, Joyce resigned as leader of the National Party and was replaced by Michael McCormack, who subsequently became the deputy prime minister under the Coalition agreement.
On 14 August 2017, Joyce became embroiled in the 2017 Australian parliamentary eligibility crisis, announcing to the House of Representatives that he had received advice from the New Zealand High Commission that he could possibly hold New Zealand citizenship by descent from his father. Joyce asked the government to have him referred to the High Court in the Court of Disputed Returns for consideration and clarification of his eligibility alongside that of Senators Ludlam, Waters, Canavan and Roberts. Later in the day, the New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs and the Crown Law Office confirmed that Joyce was indeed a New Zealand citizen. He quickly renounced his New Zealand citizenship. On 27 October 2017, the High Court ruled that Joyce had been ineligible to be a candidate for the House of Representatives at the time of the 2016 election, since he had been a dual citizen at that time, and that his election was therefore invalid. The ruling cast doubt on the validity of ministerial decisions made after August 2017.
On 2 December 2017, Joyce won the ensuing New England by-election with a healthy two-party swing of 7.5 percent, in the process winning almost two-thirds of the primary vote. He was sworn back into the House four days later, and on the same day was reappointed as Deputy Prime Minister as well as Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources. Prime Minister Turnbull had taken on that portfolio himself after Joyce was forced out of Parliament for the first time. On 20 December 2017, in a rearrangement of the Second Turnbull Ministry, Joyce was appointed as the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport.
During the by-election for New England, Gina Rinehart awarded Joyce the first "National Agricultural and Related Industries prize", worth $40,000. This was criticised by Labor, and Joyce's office later said that he would "politely decline" the money.
Affair and resignation
On 7 December 2017, Joyce announced that he had separated from his wife. On 6 February 2018 The Daily Telegraph reported that he was expecting a child with his former communications staffer Vikki Campion. Richard Di Natale of the Greens called on Joyce to resign for "clearly breaching the standards required of ministers". Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced that Joyce would be taking a week of personal leave and would not be acting prime minister while Turnbull visited the United States, and also that the parliamentary code of conduct would be reworded to forbid sexual relationships between ministers and their staff. On 21 February, The Prime Minister ordered an investigation into whether Joyce had breached the ministerial code of conduct. As of May 2018, the investigation into Joyce's travel expenses was ongoing.
The Nationals received a formal complaint alleging that Joyce had sexually harassed a Western Australian woman. Joyce's spokesman called the complaint "spurious and defamatory." On 23 February, Joyce announced that he would formally resign on 26 February as leader of the National Party, step down from his ministerial portfolios and move to the backbench. On resignation, Joyce lost his Deputy Prime Minister’s and ministerial salaries of $416,000 a year, only to receive a backbencher’s salary of about $200,000. Regional Development Minister John McVeigh became Acting Minister for Infrastructure and Transport. A leadership election within the National Party resulted in Michael McCormack becoming party leader and deputy prime minister. In September 2018, to the dismay of the complainant, it was announced that the National Party's eight-month investigation into the allegations of sexual harassment had been unable to make a determination, and that the report would remain confidential.
Joyce is opposed to abortion and in 2018 he lobbied NSW Nationals to vote against a bill to provide "safe zones" around the state's abortion clinics. Since 1 July 2018 within NSW, it is illegal to protest within 150 metres of an abortion service.
Partnership with Family First
In October 2004, Joyce expressed offence at a pamphlet handed out by Family First candidate Danny Nalliah, which identified bottle shops, brothels, masonic lodges, mosques, and Hindu and Buddhist temples as "strongholds of Satan." Joyce referred to Family First as "the lunatic Right", and said that he did not want the preferences of such a party.
In June 2014, Joyce changed his views about medicinal cannabis and publicly supported calls for the introduction of a medicinal cannabis trial following a high profile campaign led by a young man in his constituency who was at the time suffering from an aggressive form of terminal cancer. By 2018, medical cannabis was generally legalised across Australia.
In August 2014, Joyce spoke out in opposition to same-sex marriage, attending several rallies on the matter in Canberra. In 2011, he lobbied against a bill proposed by senator Sarah Hanson-Young that would allow for same-sex couples to marry. On 9 December 2017, same-sex marriage was legalised in Australia.
In September, 2015, Joyce was the first senior minister to call for the Australian Government to accept more Syrian refugees in response to the humanitarian crisis engulfing Turkey and Europe. However, his call to prioritise Christian refugees above those from other faiths drew criticism from some human rights observers.
After the birth of his son Sebastian in April 2018, Joyce advocated for changes to parliamentary rules to allow senators and MPs to hire their spouses or partners and relatives. When questioned, he denied this could be a conflict of interest. In December 2018, Joyce raised this issue again to no avail.
In December 2018, Joyce said schools should be allowed to deny enrolment to transgender students.
Joyce has often angered economic rationalist parliamentary colleagues in the LNP Coalition by taking up a number of causes often labelled as populist; such as his support for the retention of a single-desk wheat export marketing system for Australian grain growers, drought assistance for primary producers, amendments to the Trade Practices Act 1974, and media reform regulations that aimed to strengthen the ability of small business to compete with multi-national corporations. When questioned on his views, Joyce stated "Maybe I'm an agrarian socialist." 
Foreign investment in Australia
On 17 March 2009, Joyce launched a privately funded advertising campaign to keep Rio Tinto local, attacking a bid by the Chinese government-owned resources company Chinalco, a bid which had also been heavily criticised by Legal & General in the United Kingdom.
Joyce has also opposed the sale of large Australian agricultural assets to foreign investors. In 2012, as the Opposition spokesman for Water, Joyce was vocal in his unsuccessful opposition to the sale of Cubbie Station to a consortium led by a Chinese State Owned Enterprise. In 2013, as Agriculture Minister, Joyce and his National Party colleagues strongly opposed the proposed sale of Australia's largest bulk grain handler GrainCorp to the American company Archer Daniels Midland. The then Liberal Treasurer, Joe Hockey, rejected the sale based on the hugely discretionary "National Interest" grounds which a Treasurer can use to block such transactions. Despite the reasons Hockey used to justify his decision, it was widely reported that the National Party demanded this outcome, with the Labor Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen accusing the junior Coalition partner of "bullying" the Treasurer into arriving at this decision.
In 2015, Joyce voiced opposition to the sale of another large Australian asset to foreign buyers, this time S. Kidman & Co, which owned the largest combined landholdings in Australia, including the iconic Kidman Station. Most of the known interest came from Chinese companies, and Joyce was accused of xenophobia; claims which he rejected. In November 2015, the Treasurer, Scott Morrison decided that the sale of S. Kidman & Co to any foreign investor would not be approved based on national security grounds, due to part of the company being in the vicinity of the Woomera Prohibited Area, among other reasons. The Labor Shadow Agriculture spokesman Joel Fitzgibbon slammed the Government's decision as "political" and accused it of running a "discriminatory foreign investment regime".
Banking royal commission
When Joyce was leader of the Nationals and deputy prime minister, he repeatedly argued against a banking royal commission. After disturbing evidence emerged after hearings for the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry began in 2018, CPA Joyce said, as a backbencher, that he was wrong and naive in previously opposing a royal commission.
In 2015, Joyce received a Froggatt Award from the Invasive Species Council for taking "principled decisions" in regard to the decision to introduce mandatory biofouling rules to prevent marine pests entering Australia, and for acting quickly and decisively in expelling Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s two dogs which had been brought into Australia in an apparent breach of Australia’s strict quarantine laws.
Great Barrier Reef
While his biofouling stance is relevant, Joyce has not taken a keen interest in supporting protection of the Great Barrier Reef with a notable lack of engagement in Parliamentary decisions related to the Great Barrier Reef.
During 2015 and 2016, Joyce strongly opposed major coal mining in the Liverpool Plains. In 2018, he joined the Monash Forum, a group of Liberal and National MPs who advocate for building new coal-fired power in Australia. Joyce is a global warming climate change sceptic, but has made comment about its possibility based on some of his own personal observations.
In 2016, Joyce supported reducing environmental water allocations in the Murray–Darling basin in order to reduce the impact on towns and people currently dependent on the rivers. This was contrary to a 2016 election promise by the government, and was widely criticised by environmental groups. In 2017, Joyce stated that the Commonwealth would not intervene regarding accusations of water theft in the basin.
In March 2017, Joyce called for Leadbeater's possum to be taken off the critically endangered species list in order to boost the logging of forest to maintain employment. Environmentalists believe that such action would be devastating for the possum and countered that Joyce was prepared to kill two dogs but not ensure the preservation of an entire species.
Joyce met Natalie Abberfield at university. They married in 1993, and together had four daughters: Julia, Caroline, Odette, and Bridgette. In December 2017, Joyce announced that he and his wife had separated.
In February 2018, news reports confirmed that Joyce and his former staffer Vikki Campion were expecting a son together in April. However, in March 2018, Joyce explained that he and Campion were often physically apart around the time that conception would have most probably occurred, therefore conceding that paternity is "a grey area." Joyce later stated that his doubts had been resolved. On 16 April 2018, Campion gave birth to Sebastian at Armidale Hospital in Armidale, NSW. The trio are living in the Armidale area. Joyce and Campion reportedly accepted $150,000 for an interview with Channel 7's Sunday Night program with the money going into a trust fund for Sebastian.. The couple are now expecting their second child.
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|Parliament of Australia|
| Senator for Queensland
| Member for New England
| Deputy Prime Minister of Australia
| Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
as Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
| Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources
|Party political offices|
| Leader of the National Party in the Senate
| Deputy Leader of the National Party
| Leader of the National Party