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# Scott Morrison

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# Scott Morrison
Australian PM accuses predecessor of 'trashing' democracy by taking over five ministerial posts
Anthony Albanese said Scott Morrison had appointed himself to more ministries than initially thought.
# Labour
Albanese sworn in as prime minister in Australia ahead of Tokyo summit
Votes are still being counted to determine whether Anthony Albanese will control a majority in Parliament.
# Australia
Australia's voters end decade of conservative rule
The balance of power could rest with a string of climate-focused independent candidates.
# Sydney
Australian prime minister isolating after testing positive for Covid-19
Scott Morrison said he will work from home as Australia’s east coast battles huge floods.
# Travel
'Fortress Australia' re-opens after two-year Covid closure
“The wait is over,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said during a press conference today.
# Australia
Australia PM apologises for decades of abuse, bullying in parliament
The apology comes after staffer Brittany Higgins said she was raped by a colleague in 2019.
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# Australia
Submarine row runs deeper as Australia had 'deep and grave concerns' for French vessels
A diplomatic row has broken out between France and Australia after Morrison’s Government withdrew from a deal.
# Vaccines
Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases
The vaccination rate is currently languishing around 11%.
# what's the deal
Hailed by Brexiteers, loathed by farmers — Just how big a deal is the UK's new Australian free trade agreement?
In principle, the deal commits to the “full liberalisation” of Australian goods entering Britain.
# g7 summit
Australian Prime Minister presses G7 on trade reform to rein in China
Morrison made his comments ahead of a meeting later today in Britain among the world’s richest countries.
# Scott Morrison
Australia blames EU supply issues for slow vaccine rollout
Scott Morrison blamed “strict export controls” introduced by the European Commission.
# New South Wales
Trapped motorist becomes first fatality in Australia floods
Emergency services have made hundreds of rescues since the flood emergency in Australia’s most populous state began last week.
# Scott Morrison
Australia demands China apologise for posting 'repugnant' fake image of soldier
The incident has increased tensions between the two nations in a relationship that was already under strain.
# military inquiry
Australian elite troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 in Afghanistan, report alleges
The findings recommended 19 soldiers be investigated by police for possible charges, including murder.
# Coronavirus
Australia's prime minister says any Covid-19 vaccine should be 'as mandatory as you can possibly make it'
Scott Morrison made the comments after Australia reached a deal to manufacture a “promising” vaccine in development.
# Scott Morrison
Australian prime minister considers public inquiry into bushfires as death toll rises
At least 27 people have now been killed in the months-long crisis.
# Fires
Australia faces $700 million damage bill as wildfires continue to burn
Hot and dangerous conditions could return late this week.
# Wildfires
Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires
At least 25 people have been killed and 2,000 homes destroyed by the blazes.
# Australia
'A new low': Australian PM Morrison facing criticism for wildfire campaign video
Shadow minister for international development Pat Conroy accused Morrison of trying to “exploit a national tragedy”.
# Scott Morrison
Australian prime minister confronted by angry residents on visit to wildfire-ravaged town
Since the fires began burning 18 people have died.
# new year's eve
Sydney fireworks display to go ahead despite wildfire fears, insists Australian PM
Firefighting authorities have refused to rule out the chance of cancelling the display.
# Scott Morrison
Australia's PM rules out cuts to coal industry despite deadly bushfires over area the size of Belgium
Scott Morrison’s says his country’s response to climate change must be ‘responsible’.
# Bushfires
Australian PM denies his climate policies caused bushfires as 'code red' issued
Drought, unseasonably hot, dry and windy conditions have fuelled the unprecedented blazes.
# Scott Morrison
Trump sought Australian PM’s help to investigate Mueller probe
The probe had overshadowed Trump’s administration for more than two years.
# Tuvalu
Pacific leaders criticise Australia for undermining a message on global warming
The annual Pacific Island Forum ended last night with the group’s members at odds over climate change.
# diplomatic tensions
Australia furious as Turkey's president refers to Gallipoli after Christchurch mosque attack
Scott Morrison warned he would consider “all options” in reviewing ties between the two countries.
# New Zealand
Australian PM says senator who punched teen after blaming terror attack on immigration should face 'full force of law'
Scott Morrison said Fraser Anning’s comments were “appalling”.
# Scott Morrison
Australian government suffers first major defeat in nearly 100 years over refugees bill
Prime Minister Scott Morrison last week ruled out calling a snap election if his government was defeated over the “stupid” bill.
# Scott Morrison
Palestinians slam Australia's move to recognise west Jerusalem as capital of Israel
A contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved.
Australian foreign minister quits after failed attempt to become PM
Julie Bishop is a rare female voice in the Australian government.
# Scott Morrison
Australia has its seventh Prime Minister in 11 years
A Liberal Party revolt instigated by hardline conservatives unseated moderate Malcolm Turnbull.
# Down Under
Here's what Australian women are doing with their tampons
It’s not exactly the traditional use…
# Review
Matthews maiden goal denies brave Arbroath
The Glasgow side gained a narrow 1-0 victory over their opponents in the Scottish Cup.