Shock Canavan ministry resignation amid citizenship questions

Colin Bettles
Updated October 25 2018 - 12:51pm, first published July 25 2017 - 6:25pm
Queensland Nationals Senator Matt Canavan.
Queensland Nationals Senator Matt Canavan.

NORTHERN Australia and Resources Minister Matt Canavan has stood down from the federal ministry amid revelations he may hold dual citizenship and therefore be ineligible for the Senate.

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Colin Bettles

Colin Bettles

Canberra Bureau Chief

Has been the Canberra Bureau Chief for Fairfax Agricultural Media since 2010 - survived the hung parliament - former media manager at Western Australian Cricket Association now covering national agricultural and rural issues in federal politics.

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