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Australia’s Election Delivers Morrison’s Miracle
May 21, 2019
Australia’s Election Delivers Morrison’s Miracle
In a shock upset, the ruling coalition will stay in government under Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
Australia’s Election Delivers Morrison’s Miracle
Remembering Bob Hawke, Whose Reforms Transformed Australia
May 18, 2019
Remembering Bob Hawke, Whose Reforms Transformed Australia
The late Bob Hawke arguably did more to usher Australia into the modern era than any other post-war leader.
Remembering Bob Hawke, Whose Reforms Transformed Australia
Australian Prime Minister Predicts Close Election Result
May 17, 2019
Australian Prime Minister Predicts Close Election Result
The odds are in favor of the opposition, but incumbent Scott Morrison remains hopeful.
Australian Prime Minister Predicts Close Election Result
The Evolving Australia-Indonesia Relationship Amid Election Season
April 19, 2019
The Evolving Australia-Indonesia Relationship Amid Election Season
With Jokowi likely scoring another term in Indonesia, the bilateral relationship’s direction balances on Australia’s pending polls.
The Evolving Australia-Indonesia Relationship Amid Election Season
Australia’s Israel Embassy Decision and the Convergence of Conservative Identity
December 18, 2018
Australia’s Israel Embassy Decision and the Convergence of Conservative Identity
Australia’s foreign policy may be moving into a phase where it is no longer mostly above partisan politics.
Australia’s Israel Embassy Decision and the Convergence of Conservative Identity
Liberal Bloodbath Repels Australian Voters
November 27, 2018
Liberal Bloodbath Repels Australian Voters
The ruling party is already paying the price for its party room coup this summer.
Liberal Bloodbath Repels Australian Voters
Australian Government's Balancing Act Gets a Little Bit Harder
October 24, 2018
Australian Government's Balancing Act Gets a Little Bit Harder
The loss in the Wentworth by-election cost the Morrison government its lower house majority.
Australian Government's Balancing Act Gets a Little Bit Harder
What Happened to Australia’s Liberal Party?
August 29, 2018
What Happened to Australia’s Liberal Party?
The party’s internal meltdown is rooted in the tensions inherent to its liberal and conservative roots.
What Happened to Australia’s Liberal Party?
The Fall Out From Australia's Leadership Shake Up
August 28, 2018
The Fall Out From Australia's Leadership Shake Up
With polls looming next year, where does the country go from here?
The Fall Out From Australia's Leadership Shake Up
Citizenship Crisis Rocks Australia’s Turnbull Government
November 06, 2017
Citizenship Crisis Rocks Australia’s Turnbull Government
The ouster of lawmakers over dual citizenship is threatening Turnbull's grip on power.
Citizenship Crisis Rocks Australia’s Turnbull Government
An Australian Republic, If You Can Referendum It
August 02, 2017
An Australian Republic, If You Can Referendum It
Will Canberra ditch the British monarchy? The Labor party wants to put it to a vote.
An Australian Republic, If You Can Referendum It
Australia's New Budget Hopes for a Continued Lucky Streak
May 10, 2017
Australia's New Budget Hopes for a Continued Lucky Streak
The Coalition government's latest budget depends on some overly optimistic economic forecasts to cut the deficit.
Australia's New Budget Hopes for a Continued Lucky Streak
A Failed Faustian Pact: Western Australia’s Liberal Party Slips in Elections
March 14, 2017
A Failed Faustian Pact: Western Australia’s Liberal Party Slips in Elections
The WA Liberal Party abandoned its pact with the National Party to make a deal with One Nation. It backfired.
A Failed Faustian Pact: Western Australia’s Liberal Party Slips in Elections
Why Trump Has Rattled the Land Down Under
December 15, 2016
Why Trump Has Rattled the Land Down Under
The election of Donald Trump gives ammunition to those in Australia who question the U.S. alliance.
Why Trump Has Rattled the Land Down Under
How Did Turnbull’s Double Dissolution Gamble Backfire?
August 09, 2016
How Did Turnbull’s Double Dissolution Gamble Backfire?
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s attempt to clear Parliament's crossbench of small parties and independents failed.
How Did Turnbull’s Double Dissolution Gamble Backfire?
Much Ado About Malcolm
June 28, 2016
Much Ado About Malcolm
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is far from the transformational figure he hoped to be.
Much Ado About Malcolm
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