Australia’s Conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison Wins Election Confounding Pollsters

Scott Morrison, Australia’s conservative prime minister, has won his first full term in office on Saturday, confounding expectations that the country’s voters were ready for a change

Australia’s Conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison Wins Election Confounding Pollsters

MELBOURNE – Scott Morrison, Australia’s conservative prime minister, won his first full term in office on Saturday, confounding expectations that the country’s voters were ready for a change in course after six years of tumultuous leadership under his party. The polls had pointed to a loss for Mr. Morrison’s right-leaning coalition for months. With a […]

Australia Doesn’t Need a Wall it Has Islands for Asylum Seekers, Australia to Reopen Island Detention Center

The Australian government said Wednesday it would reopen the mothballed Nauru island detention center in anticipation of a new wave of asylum seekers arriving by boat.

Australia Doesn’t Need a Wall it Has Islands for Asylum Seekers, Australia to Reopen Island Detention Center

SIDNEY – As the United States struggles with waves of migrants at it’s southern borders and President Trump continues his ongoing battle with Liberal Democrats that have doubled down on border wall funding, the Government of Australia has re-opened a detention camp in anticipation of a new wave of asylum seekers. Australia’s Conservative government said […]

Scott Morrison Replaces Malcolm Turnbull as Australia’s Prime Minister after Bitter Leadership Challenge

Morrison’s victory was welcomed by financial markets, which have been shaken by the political instability.

Scott Morrison Replaces Malcolm Turnbull as Australia’s Prime Minister after Bitter Leadership Challenge

  CANBERRA  – New Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison promised generational change in the warring Liberal party on Friday, seeking to end an internecine battle that has scarred the conservative government ahead of an election due by May 2019. Morrison, who was treasurer under outgoing prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, emerged the surprise winner in a […]