Messy first day for new Speaker during question time in Canberra

As is tradition, Andrew Wallace feigned reluctance while being ceremonially dragged to the Speaker’s chair. The Queensland MP was voted to take over from outgoing, and much-respected, Speaker Tony Smith. Wallace’s first day on the job was hectic and messy with many interjections from Labor calling on the Speaker to rein in the Coalition’s answers. At one point, Barnaby Joyce looked over his shoulder, seemingly expecting to be pulled up on relevance by the Speaker, and asked ‘how am I going?’ When he wasn’t pulled up, Joyce said, ‘I like this bloke more than the last fella’
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