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Women in Australia’s Parliament Decry Bullying and Sexism in Push for Change

The spill certainly inflamed the tension in Parliament, but women have long struggled to find a foothold there. Senator Sarah Hanson-Young filed a defamation lawsuit against a male colleague after he told her during a debate over women’s safety to Read more…


Scott Morrison, a Pragmatic Conservative, Will Be Australia’s New Prime Minister

A relative moderate in Australia’s conservative party and an ally of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is poised to succeed him after a vote on Friday that capped days of chaos in the capital and underscored just how turbulent Australian politics Read more…


Malcolm Turnbull, Australian Prime Minister, Survives Leadership Challenge. For Now.

SYDNEY, Australia — Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s prime minister, survived a challenge to his leadership Tuesday, narrowly fending off a more conservative rival after growing speculation that he had lost the support of his party. Mr. Turnbull called for a vote Read more…


Australian Prime Minister to Apologize to Child Sexual Abuse Survivors

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s prime minister said on Wednesday that he will issue a formal apology to thousands of survivors of child sexual abuse that went on for decades at schools, religious organizations and other institutions. The government of Prime Read more…