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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Scott Morrison

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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.
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's voters end decade of conservative rule
The balance of power could rest with a string of climate-focused independent candidates.
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.
'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 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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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.
Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases
The vaccination rate is currently languishing around 11%.
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.
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.
Australia blames EU supply issues for slow vaccine rollout
Scott Morrison blamed “strict export controls” introduced by the European Commission.
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.
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.
Australian elite troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 in Afghanistan, report alleges
The findings recommended 19 soldiers be investigated by police for possible charges, including murder.
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.
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.
Australia faces $700 million damage bill as wildfires continue to burn
Hot and dangerous conditions could return late this week.
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.
'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”.
Australian prime minister confronted by angry residents on visit to wildfire-ravaged town
Since the fires began burning 18 people have died.
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.
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’.
Australian PM denies his climate policies caused bushfires as 'code red' issued
Drought, unseasonably hot, dry and windy conditions have fuelled the unprecedented blazes.
Trump sought Australian PM’s help to investigate Mueller probe
The probe had overshadowed Trump’s administration for more than two years.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
Australia has its seventh Prime Minister in 11 years
A Liberal Party revolt instigated by hardline conservatives unseated moderate Malcolm Turnbull.
Here's what Australian women are doing with their tampons
It’s not exactly the traditional use…
Matthews maiden goal denies brave Arbroath
The Glasgow side gained a narrow 1-0 victory over their opponents in the Scottish Cup.