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Australia Elections

Australian Conservatives Win Power In Landslide Election

Reuters | Rob Taylor and James Grubel | Posted 11.07.2013 | World

SYDNEY/CANBERRA, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott swept into office in national elections on Saturday as voters punish...

Australians Head To The Polls

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 11.06.2013 | World

CANBERRA, Australia — Australians voted Saturday in a national election that is expected to see the Labor Party ousted from government after six...

'The Suppository Of All Wisdom'

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

CANBERRA, Australia -- In a gaffe that has attracted plenty of media attention in the heat of Australia's election campaign, opposition leader Tony Ab...

Magnate Behind New Titanic Plans To Revive Political Party

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 04.26.2013 | World

CANBERRA, Australia -- A wealthy Australian who is rebuilding the Titanic plans to do the political equivalent. Clive Palmer said Friday he intends to...

Crocodile Tips Australian PM To Win Elections

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DARWIN, Australia — A crocodile that picked the winner of the soccer World Cup has predicted Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will be re-...

Australian Sex Party Trumpets Drugs, Dysfunction And Liberal Values

GlobalPost | Harry Sanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY, Australia -- They see themselves variously as "filling a gap" in Australian politics and "sticking it up" those American-style neo-cons of Aus...