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Liberal MP demands John Barilaro resign amid koala feud

Deputy Premier John Barilaro is being accused of disloyalty to the Coalition as a senior Liberal MP calls for his resignation.

Mr Barilaro said four Nationals MPs intend to move to the crossbench and strip the government of its majority over a division on koala policy.

Liberal upper house MP Catherine Cusack told Ben Fordham “this is going to tear the government down”.

“This is an excellent government … but we can’t continue on this track that he’s put us on.

“I don’t believe that he is reflecting the views of country people on this issue.”

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“As if we don’t have bigger issues at the moment, you’ve got the Nats and the Libs at war with each other over koalas,” Ben said.

“Focus on the damn job!”


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