Five New England candidates faced tough questions from voters in the Paul Murray Live Pub Test in Tamworth. Nationals MP Barnaby Joyce's proposal for a water infrastructure project resonated with the audience. According to Labor's candidate Yvonne Langenberg, Labor will launch a Royal Commission inquiry. While Greens candidate Tony Lonergan, they should use water as a more precious resource. Langenberg has argued for the live export phase-out, while Joyce commented live export is economically fundamental. UAP's Cindy Duncan is in support for the continuation of live exports
In this special edition of Paul Murray Live: Pub Test, voters in Tamworth put their questions to candidates for the seat of New England on issues important to them, to see whether their responses and policies 'pass the pub test'.