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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
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 Liberal Party Releases National Security Plan Ahead of May Elections
February 21, 2019
Australia’s Liberal Party Releases National Security Plan Ahead of May Elections
The plan broadens the church of national security but it doesn’t provide much clarity.
Australia’s Liberal Party Releases National Security Plan Ahead of May Elections
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
Australia’s Liberal Party in Disarray
December 07, 2018
Australia’s Liberal Party in Disarray
Does the party have the ability to purge its reactionary elements and realign itself as a responsible governing entity?
Australia’s Liberal Party in Disarray
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
Australia’s Domestic Politics Hamstrings Its Pacific Foreign Policy
September 10, 2018
Australia’s Domestic Politics Hamstrings Its Pacific Foreign Policy
In the Pacific, climate change is an existential threat. Australia’s domestic unease on the issue hinders its foreign policy.
Australia’s Domestic Politics Hamstrings Its Pacific Foreign Policy
Polls and Party Room Infighting Undermine the Australian Government
August 31, 2018
Polls and Party Room Infighting Undermine the Australian Government
Australia’s revolving door of prime ministers is a symptom of a weakening political system.
Polls and Party Room Infighting Undermine the Australian Government
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
'No More Sex With Staff': Australia's Government Reels Under Latest Scandal
February 17, 2018
'No More Sex With Staff': Australia's Government Reels Under Latest Scandal
Barnaby Joyce's extramarital affair with a staffer threatens the very viability of the Turnbull government.
'No More Sex With Staff': Australia's Government Reels Under Latest Scandal
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
What's Wrong With Australia's Emerging Immigration Stance?
April 27, 2017
What's Wrong With Australia's Emerging Immigration Stance?
With visa changes and new immigration rules, Canberra is missing an opportunity to attract skilled global workers.
What's Wrong With Australia's Emerging Immigration Stance?
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
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