When asked if they would support Barnaby Joyce's move to the crossbench, Crikey readers told us how they really felt: that the crossbench might not be quite far enough. While some would welcome the (potential) shift away from the limelight, others think that it would do little to diminish Joyce's appetite for attention. Elsewhere, readers weighed up Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's belated attempt to address the productivity crisis.

On Barnaby Joyce on the crossbench

Judith O'Byrne writes: Should Barnaby move to the crossbench? No, he should move to a park bench.

Marilyn Peters writes: I would be prepared to put a dollar or two in so he could afford to move to New Zealand, seeing $211,000 is hard to live on! How he was voted in again with an increased percentage is beyond my comprehension.