He's only been on the job nine months – but Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who leads a conservative center-right government, is expected to narrowly lose office to Bill Shorten. He leads the center-left Labor Party.
Firefighters are working around the clock as temperatures and winds are expected to pick up, threatening to ignite a fresh wave of fires. But Australian Open organizers have insisted the tennis tournament will go on.
Despite trailing the Labor Party in polls, Prime Minister Scott Morrison will remain in power following elections. He dedicated the victory to the "quiet Australians."
Prime Minister Scott Morrison moved to dissolve parliament and call for new elections. The conservative leader will face a challenge from center-left Labor leader Bill Shorten, who currently leads in the polls.
US President Donald Trump has called them the "highest sanctions ever imposed on a country." The announcement was made in a wide-ranging press conference with Australian PM Scott Morrison.
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