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Australian deputy PM says he may not be eligible for parliament

Mr Joyce (right) and Mr Turnbull (centre) at House of Representatives Question Time. Should Mr Joyce be disqualified, Mr Turnbull would be forced to rely on the support of independents to prevent a successful no-confidence vote from the opposition Labor Party.


AUSTRALIAN Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said on Monday he may not be eligible for parliament after being told he may be a dual citizen of Australia and New Zealand, potentially posing a threat to the conservative government's hold on power.

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