Speaker profile: Barnaby Joyce

The Hon. Barnaby Joyce
National Party of Australia

The Hon. Barnaby Joyce is a current Member of Parliament for New England and the National Party of Australia politician.

Previously, Barnaby has also served in a number of distinguished positions within Parliament and his party, including:

  • Deputy Prime Minister of Australia (February 2016 to October 2017; December 2017 to February 2018);

  • Former leader of the National Party (February 2016 to February 2018);

  • Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources (September 2013 to October 2017; December 2017);

  • Acting Minister for Resources and Minister for Northern Australia (July 2017 to October 2017);

  • Senator for Queensland (July 2005 to August 2013).

Barnaby has also worked in the accounting profession, founding his own accountancy firm Barnaby Joyce & Co. (1999), having graduated with a Bachelor of Financial Administration (BFinAdmin) from the University of New England.

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