The Agriculture Minister used the phrase "off reservation" to caution one of his Nationals colleagues over a "racist" comment made on Tuesday.
Disgraced politician Andrew Broad says he decided to quit politics to avoid becoming a "laughing stock" in his first public comments since revelations he used a dating website to meet a younger woman while overseas.
Sex scandals have bookended the National Party's year and unearthed deep-seated problems that threaten its future ahead of the next federal election.
The Victorian federal MP will reimburse taxpayers about $480 for flights between his home town of Mildura and Melbourne, after it was revealed he used a dating website to meet women overseas.
Andrew Broad resigns as assistant minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, after New Idea publishes allegations Mr Broad used a website to meet women while he was away on work trips.
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.