The High Court website has crashed from everyone wanting to know the decision on dual citizenship

Former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce. (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

The website for the High Court of Australia has crashed, presumably from all the traffic wanting to check the decision on the dual citizenship status of seven politicians.

Here’s how it looked at 2:15pm when the decision was due:

High Court website. (screenshot)

The court has ruled that deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce is ineligible to remain in parliament and will have to contest a by-election. Senators Malcolm Roberts, Larissa Waters, Fiona Nash are Scott Ludlam were also judged ineligible.

Only Matt Canavan and Nick Xenophon have been ruled eligible to remain, although Xenophon last week announced he would switch back to the South Australian parliament.

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