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Australia PM struggles to meet tax relief election pledge, central bank urges stimulus

Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe said the main reason for a downward shift in economic momentum was a slowdown in household consumption.

May 21, 2019, 13:55 PM IST

Donald Trump, Australia's Turnbull seek common ground on trade, China

U.S. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull held talks on Friday at the White House where the two leaders sought to put aside previous tensions, but divisions on trade remained.

Feb 24, 2018, 09:37 AM IST

Australia's PM Malcolm Turnbull meets deputy to fix sex-scandal split

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has held crisis talks with his deputy Barnaby Joyce to heal a dangerous rift that is threatening the ruling coalition`s one-seat majority.

Feb 18, 2018, 11:00 AM IST

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull to ban affairs between ministers and staff

  Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday said ministers will be banned from sexual relationships with staff under a new code of conduct to be enacted in the wake of his deputy admitting to an extramarital affair with a staffer. 

Feb 15, 2018, 12:33 PM IST

Australia PM says asylum seekers to be resettled in US after Donald Trump takes office

Australia`s prime minister said on Monday resettlement to the United States of many of the 1,200 asylum seekers held in detention camps in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific island of Nauru would begin after President-elect Donald Trump`s inauguration in January.

Nov 15, 2016, 12:34 PM IST

Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself

Australia`s opposition Labor Party urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign on Monday, calling him the "David Cameron of the southern hemisphere" after he failed to secure an emphatic electi

Jul 04, 2016, 13:53 PM IST

Australia PM denies threatening Indonesia

Prime Minister Tony Abbott Thursday denied threatening Indonesia over the fate of two Australians on death row by linking their fate to aid, insisting he was simply pointing out the depth of ties between the neighbours.

Feb 19, 2015, 06:14 AM IST

Australia PM `grievously let down` if Indonesia executes Bali pair

Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday warned he will feel "grievously let down" if Indonesia ignores his pleas for clemency and executes two Australians on death row.

Feb 18, 2015, 06:42 AM IST

Nuclear deal likely during Australia PM Abbott's visit to India

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrives here Thursday on a two-day visit that is expected to see inking of a nuclear cooperation agreement that would enable uranium sales by Australia to India.

Sep 04, 2014, 00:09 AM IST

Australia PM says warships could be moved north

Australian PM Kevin Rudd said key naval assets could be relocated north to adapt to a changing security landscape and put personnel nearer to their fields of operation.

Aug 27, 2013, 19:41 PM IST

`Recycled Rudd` tightens rules making Australia PM`s chair safer

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was branded "Recycled Rudd" by some in Australia`s media after he lost power in an internal government leadership wrangle and then snatched it back in a similar showdown three years later.

Jul 22, 2013, 15:59 PM IST

Australia PM denies wrongdoing over `95 union fund

Australia`s leader denied she personally benefited from helping a boyfriend set up a union fund 17 years ago.

Aug 23, 2012, 23:17 PM IST

Australian PM’s popularity at record low

Julia Gillard has sunk below Tony Abbott as Australia`s preferred leader for the first time.

Jun 28, 2011, 09:20 AM IST

Gay marriage on menu for Australia PM dinner

Australian gay and lesbian couples will try to change Prime Minister Julia Gillard`s opposition to same-sex marriage when they dine at her official residence.

Jun 16, 2011, 14:00 PM IST

Terror knows no borders: India on Oz PM`s remarks

A day after the Australian Prime Minister`s remarks on the security situation in the country, India on Saturday said terrorism was an "unfortunate reality" which recognises no political borders.

Sep 25, 2010, 23:56 PM IST

Australia PM pledges close ties with Asia

Australian leader Julia Gillard has promised close engagement with Asia if returned to power next month.

Jul 20, 2010, 13:30 PM IST

Australia PM leads polls, `filthy` campaign starts

Oz PM Gillard got off to a flying start in opinion polls Sunday.

Jul 18, 2010, 12:50 PM IST

First polls show new Australia PM ahead

The shadowy deposing of Rudd by female dy appears to be paying off.

Jun 26, 2010, 11:14 AM IST

Rudd ouster `right thing to do`: New Australia PM

Julia Gillard has set about fixing policy blunders plaguing the government.

Jun 25, 2010, 15:40 PM IST

Obama committed to Afghan war: Australia PM

Australia`s new PM Julia Gillard said she supported the war in Afghanistan.

Jun 25, 2010, 15:19 PM IST