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Australian voters like new PM, poll shows

Australian voters like new PM, poll shows

The Fairfax-Ipsos poll published on Monday showed Scott Morrison well ahead of his centre-left Labor opponent Bill Shorten as preferred prime minister.

New Australian PM survives test but discontent grows

New Australian PM survives test but discontent grows

The Liberal Party fractured in August when a backbench revolt forced then prime minister Malcolm Turnbull from office.

Furious voters snub Australian govt after political chaos

Furious voters snub Australian govt after political chaos

Scott Morrison was sworn in as the country's 30th leader late on Friday after a bitter Liberal Party revolt against moderate Malcolm Turnbull.

Australian Treasurer wins ballot to be next prime minister

Australian Treasurer wins ballot to be next prime minister

Treasurer Scott Morrison will become Australia's new prime minister after winning a Liberal party leadership vote on Friday, ending an internecine battle that has scarred the conservative government ahead of an election due by May 2019.

Rift in Australian coalition as deputy PM calls Turnbull 'inept'

Rift in Australian coalition as deputy PM calls Turnbull 'inept'

Malcolm Turnbull, whose coalition holds a razor-thin majority of just one seat, said on Thursday that Barnaby Joyce had shown a "shocking error of judgment" for conducting an affair.

Australian citizenship crisis claims another lawmaker

Australian citizenship crisis claims another lawmaker

A citizenship crisis that robbed Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of his one-seat majority will claim another politician, with the Senate president on Wednesday saying he will resign after confirming he was a dual national.

Early counting in Australian poll shows swing to opposition Labor

Early counting in Australian poll shows swing to opposition Labor

Early counting in Australia's national election showed a sizeable swing to the opposition Labor Party, bolstering fears a close vote will deny current Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull the outright majority he needs to enact major economic reforms.

Australian PM's popularity slips in poll as tight election looms

Australian PM's popularity slips in poll as tight election looms

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's popularity has fallen, just over a month before what is expected to a closely fought election, an opinion poll published on Saturday showed.