'Shape up or ship out': Joyce tells Turnbull to consider stepping down

11 April, 2018, 12:51 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
  • Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Bishop was pressed on her own ambitions by the ABC on Tuesday morning, and said she was "focused on the roles I have".

Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne, a key moderate ally of the Prime Minister, said he was "surprised that the polls are as good as they are" given the government's negative media coverage.

Liberal MPs are playing down the significance of Malcolm Turnbull's 30th Newspoll loss as his deputy backs him to lead the party to the election.

"It's really, I suppose, something for Malcolm to explain why it applied to me, but shouldn't apply now", he told 2GB radio.

"Listen, we're not into setting artificial deadlines, and I am very confident as we get closer to the election, the Australian people will start to focus very much on the alternative".

Mr Turnbull said his former deputy was free to provide advice.

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'If opinion polls determined who would win elections, Kristina Keneally would be the member for Bennelong and Nick Xenophon would be Premier of South Australia, ' he said. "Government is hard. But the best way to be a good government is to have clear policies, it's to have a united team and it's to be obviously distinct from your opponents", Mr Abbott said.

"I don't think it was a particularly useful contribution from Barnaby this afternoon".

Appearing on the ABC on Monday night, the multicultural affairs minister, Alan Tudge, also rejected Joyce's commentary.

"He is delivering excellent government in Australia, the kind of traditional Howard-like government that you would expect from Malcolm Turnbull."

The deputy Liberal leader said she didn't envisage "at all" circumstances where she could be tapped on the shoulder to challenge the prime minister.

Despite maintaining the old adage that politicians do not pay attention to the polls, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann volunteered some analysis about the Coalition's woes.

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"What they don't want is a Shorten government", he told Sky News.

"We're actually not that far behind, the truth be told, and between now and the election there is some more work to be done, of course".

Critics said the turmoil undercut people's faith in Parliament and Mr. Turnbull's Liberal Party-led coalition.

"I don't define my success or indeed my job by what Newspoll does".

He also brushed aside criticism from former Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd, who tweeted that Mr Shorten had supported a "coup" on his leadership after losing just one of 87 opinion polls.

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