Bob Hawke: An extraordinary life as ‘the people’s PM’ | Australian Story

Australian Story celebrates the extraordinary life and career of Bob Hawke, Australia’s most popular prime minister, who died aged 89. Hawke won four elections, becoming Labor’s longest-serving prime minister and overseeing profound economic and social reform. Eventually Hawke’s fruitful relationship with treasurer Paul Keating soured and he lost the leadership of the party, bringing to […]

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Back to the Polls | Insiders

Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten join Marty and Doc in the Delorean to head back to the polls. One will be a winner and the other will make like a tree and get out of here. For more from ABC News, click here: Subscribe to us on YouTube: You can also like us on Facebook: […]

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Australia’s Conservative Party Headed For Unexpected Win At National Election

According to a report by Reuters, Australia’s Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable victory at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a path to victory through urban fringes and rural townships. The results reportedly upended pre-election polls that favored a Labor victory, however it is unclear whether the Scott Morrison-led coalition […]

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Eurovision 2019: Behind-the-scenes video shows Australia’s performers being wheeled onstage

An intriguing behind-the-scenes video has revealed how Australia‘s performers manage to get onstage for their Eurovision performance. Kate Miller-Heidke is representing the country with the song “Zero Gravity”, which she sings (as was the case during the semi-finals and in rehearsal) along with two other performers, all perched on vertiginous stilts. As shown in the video shot […]

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DW English | Australia election 2019: How did Scott Morrison defy the poll predictions? | DW News

Scott Morrison’s Liberal Party conservative coalition has won reelection, despite having trailed in the polls before the country’s general election. Morrison’s challenger, opposition Labor leader Bill Shorten, has conceded defeat. Morrison originally won power less than a year ago, becoming the third conservative prime minister since 2013. He ran a campaign centered on his personality […]

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Australian election: What is compulsory voting – and why is everyone talking about sausages?

Australians have voted for the country’s next leader. The general election, which will determine the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years, has been closely-fought between the conservative Liberal Party, led by current Prime Minister Scott Morrison, and Labor, led by Bill Shorten. Opinion polls have predicted a win for the opposition, which would mean Mr […]

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There Are Only 80,000 Koalas Left

Experts say no more than 80,000 koalas remain in the wild, making the marsupial “functionally extinct.” The extinction is part of a larger trend: Species around the planet are collapsing for the sixth time in Earth’s history. Human activities are to blame for this mass extinction, especially actions that destroy habitats and cause climate change. […]

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Climate change set to be the biggest issue in Australian election | Capital Connection

CNBC’s Will Kolouris reports from Longreach, Australia. [youtube_downloader_form placeholder=”Enter Video Key” button_label=”Download Video” label=”ShKPjkAYLYA”] ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- Insurance,Loans,Mortgage,Attorney,Credit,Lawyer,Donate,Degree,Hosting,Claim,Conference,Call,Trading,Software,Recovery,Transfer,Gas/Electicity, Classes,Rehab,Treatment,Cord Blood

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Not expecting landslide in Australia election, expert says | Capital Connection

Tom Switzer, executive director of the Centre for Independent Studies discusses what to expect from the upcoming Australian election. [youtube_downloader_form placeholder=”Enter Video Key” button_label=”Download Video” label=”KP2WMtL7y0s”] ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- Insurance,Loans,Mortgage,Attorney,Credit,Lawyer,Donate,Degree,Hosting,Claim,Conference,Call,Trading,Software,Recovery,Transfer,Gas/Electicity, Classes,Rehab,Treatment,Cord Blood

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