With accusations of water theft in the Murray-Darling Basin still swirling, Barnaby Joyce has dared the opposition to ask him about it in parliament.
Labor and the Greens have stepped up their call for a judicial inquiry into allegations of mismanagement and water theft first unveiled by a Four Corners investigation in August.
But Labor has been refusing to ask Mr Joyce questions in parliament until the High Court resolves his status after he was found to be a dual citizen.
Mr Joyce, the minister responsible for water resources, dismissed Labor’s motives.
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