The Agriculture Minister, who holds the safest federal government seat in Queensland, is yet to be endorsed for re-election despite receiving unanimous local support.
As if the Liberals aren't having enough trouble with the side effects of their coup, now the Nationals are displaying angst over their leadership, writes Michelle Grattan.
Michelle Landry concedes Barnaby Joyce is likely to become the party's leader again, but insists there is no appetite for change right now, despite pressure on current leader Michael McCormack.
The NSW Young Nationals have temporarily suspended processing new memberships, after an ABC Background Briefing investigation revealed an infiltration of the party by self-described fascists.
The ABC has uncovered a covert plot by Australia's alt-right movement to join major political parties and influence their policy agendas from within.
Infighting among National Party ranks is being fuelled by anger over a planned agricultural visa being shelved, and it is threatening the leadership of Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack.
The businesswoman who accused Barnaby Joyce of sexually harassing her says she hopes her experience will improve the way all political parties deal with complaints of sexual harassment.
A call to use environmental water to help drought-affected farmers has been rekindled by Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, but his own colleagues are ruling out the idea.