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A new conservative Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott, will cut taxes to boost his country's ailing economy, scrap the unpopular carbon tax on emissions, curb the rising tide of asylum seekers and continue the pro-American foreign-policy tilt of recent decades ("Cooling off Down Under," Comment & Analysis, Sept. 13).
Australia's conservative opposition swept to power Saturday, ending six years of Labor Party rule and winning over a disenchanted public by promising to end a hated tax on carbon emissions, boost a flagging economy and bring about political stability after years of Labor infighting.
An Australian opposition leader helping to launch a liberal candidate’s campaign inadvertently turned all eyes on him with a gaffe that by Monday seemed the gift of the social media world.
Recent stumbles in Europe and Australia to implement ambitious climate change programs are providing a "cautionary tale" for the Obama administration and U.S. lawmakers as they consider how to fulfill President Obama's drive to reduce U.S. greenhouse gases.
Three years ago, I ran into former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd at a ritzy Northwest Washington restaurant. We exchanged pleasantries, but before long, our conversation became unpleasant.
Embattled, embittered and perhaps a bit embarrassed, Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd shocked colleagues with his surprise resignation this week while he was on an official visit to Washington.
Australia's foreign minister arrives in Washington this week dogged by an Internet video that shows him cursing and pounding his desk in a rant that is fueling a political showdown with the prime minister.
The world needs to remain "vigilant" about potential terrorist reprisals in the wake of Osama bin Laden's killing, Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd said Tuesday.
The world needs to remain "vigilant" about potential terrorist reprisals in the wake of Osama bin Laden's death, Australia's foreign minister said Tuesday.