Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce confirms marriage split

BARNABY Joyce has confirmed he has separated from his wife after rumours contributed to a dirty election campaign in New England.

It was an almost casual mention when the Deputy Prime Minister today confirmed the rumours.

โ€œI acknowledge that Iโ€™m currently separated, so thatโ€™s on the record,โ€ Mr Joyce told Parliament.

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