Saturday 23 June 2018

Australian PM announces new cabinet

Australia's prime minister-elect, Kevin Rudd, has announced the make-up of his new government. He appointed his deputy leader, Julia Gillard, as education minister, and a former rock star, Midnight Oil singer Peter Garrett, as environment


Australia's PM-elect Rudd vows better global ties

Incoming Labor Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, a Mandarin-speaking former diplomat, has pledged closer Australian ties with overseas allies and unity at home after ending 11 years of conservative rule under John Howard. Rudd, 50, presented hims


Australian PM Howard sets election for Nov 24

Australia's veteran Prime Minister John Howard on Sunday called a national election for November 24, stressing experience over his Labour opponent and shrugging off polls that show he faces near-certain defeat. Howard, 68, in power for 11

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