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THE LAST STRAW: Liberal MP who snatched a crucial seat from Labor at the last election is quitting politics over ‘bullying and intimidation’

The Liberal Party leadership spill has claimed another victim, with potentially damaging repercussions for the Coalition’s chances of reelection next year. Julia Banks, who won the marginal Victorian seat of Chisholm from Labor in 2016 with a 2.8% swing, says last week’s leadership spill was “the last straw” and she […]
THE LAST STRAW: Liberal MP who snatched a crucial seat from Labor at the last election is quitting politics over ‘bullying and intimidation’
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13 revealing quotes from Australia’s new Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Scott Morrison is the new leader of the Liberal Party and Australia’s 30th Prime Minister after beating Peter Dutton for the Liberal leadership in a party room ballot on Friday. During the former Turnbull government, he was treasurer, delivering three federal budgets. If you’re still unsure who Morrison is, and […]
13 revealing quotes from Australia’s new Prime Minister Scott Morrison
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45-40: Scott Morrison is the new Australian Prime Minister

Former Treasurer Scott Morrison is Australia’s 30th Prime Minister. He just won the ballot over rival Peter Dutton 45-40 after Julie Bishop was eliminated from the three-way contest. He’s also the nation’s sixth PM in six years. Morrison won the Liberal leadership in a party room meeting on Friday, after […]
45-40: Scott Morrison is the new Australian Prime Minister
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Australia’s 10 biggest moments on Twitter in 2015

Twitter, the online platform for live, public conversation, has been the birthplace of some of the most memorable discussions in the world. This week Twitter released its 2015 Year on Twitter data showcasing the biggest highlights, tweets and most talked about trends. In Australia, Twitter managed to capture all the […]
Australia’s 10 biggest moments on Twitter in 2015