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Deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce slammed for big spend on new Armidale ministerial office, that would close if government lost the May election

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated February 10 2022 - 3:25am, first published February 9 2022 - 6:00pm
NEW DIGS: Deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce is set to move into a new ministerial office. Fit-out of an office during his last term as deputy prime minister cost the taxpayer $365,748. Photo: Laurie Bullock, file

Deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce has been criticised as being wasteful, for spending potentially hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars on a new ministerial office that would close again if the government lost the May election.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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