Articles about Australian Politics
24 Aug 2018
Malcolm Turnbull ousted, Scott Morrison becomes Australia's Prime Minister
Facing an infighting from the conservative section of his own party, Malcolm Turnbull was ousted from his position as Australia's Prime Minister, and Scott Morrison became his successor.
23 Mar 2018
Australia scraps 457 visa program, popular with Indians
In a crackdown on foreign workforce, Australia has scrapped its popular employer-sponsored 457 visa program, widely used by Indians.
05 Dec 2017
Gay Australian MP proposes to partner in Parliament during debate
In a heart-warming incident, Tim Wilson, an Australian MP proposed to his gay partner during a Parliamentary debate on legalizing same-sex marriage.
27 Oct 2017
Court disqualifies Australian deputy PM, Turnbull govt. loses Parliamentary majority
The High Court of Australia has disqualified Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce and four other politicians from office, saying they were wrongly elected as they held dual citizenship.
18 Aug 2017
Australia's dual citizenship crisis: Will the Malcolm Turnbull government fall?
Another MP's name has emerged in Australia's dual citizenship crisis. Government Senator Fiona Nash, a UK citizen, will now have her eligibility decided by the High Court.
18 Aug 2017
Australian Senator walks into parliament in burqa to protest it
The Australian Senate saw a dramatic debate on banning the burqa as Senator Pauline Hanson of the far-Right One Nation party walked into the House wearing one.