Australian PM’s Labor Party gets Parliament majority, ABC says

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Australian PM’s Labor Party gets Parliament majority, ABC says - Bloomberg

Australian PM’s Labor Party gets Parliament majority, ABC says - Bloomberg

(May 30): Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s Labor Party clinched a parliamentary majority after days of ballots getting counted in tightly contested seats, giving his government the heft to push through bills on issues ranging from climate change to anti-corruption measures. Labor is projected to secure the seat of Macnamara in the heart of Melbourne, Australia’s ABC said, giving the party 76 out of 151 seats needed for a majority in parliament. The Liberal National coalition now has 57

(May 30): Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s Labor Party clinched a parliamentary majority after days of ballots getting counted in tightly contested seats, giving his government the heft to push through bills on issues ranging from climate change to anti-corruption measures.

Labor is projected to secure the seat of Macnamara in the heart of Melbourne, Australia’sABCsaid, giving the party 76 out of 151 seats needed for a majority in parliament. The Liberal National coalition now has 57 seats while the Greens and a slew of climate-focused independents made record grains, grabbing once-safe electorates from the main parties.

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Labor is projected to secure the seat of Macnamara in the heart of Melbourne, Australia’s ABC said, giving the party 76 out of 151 seats needed for a majority in parliament. The Liberal National coalition now has 57 seats while the Greens and a slew of climate-focused independents made record grains, grabbing once-safe electorates from the main parties. The comments from Anthony Albanese — aired today in an interview with Sky News — came as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Fiji for closely watched meetings with the island nation’s leaders and other Pacific foreign ministers. Two more seats have yet to be called. Prabakaran in their fight for the Batu PKR chief post in the party polls. Even with a parliamentary majority, Labor has a historically low primary vote and and likely the lowest margin for an incoming government since World War II. The leaked drafts, obtained by AFP, were circulated to at least 10 Pacific nations ahead of the Fiji meeting, sparking concern about Beijing’s ambitions to dramatically expand security and economic cooperation within the South Pacific. ABC said that the new Labor government will still have to strike deals with a crossbench of independents and the Greens to strengthen the passage of its legislation. Sim said if the prime minister can take Zuraida's responsibilities, he would reduce the huge number of Cabinet members currently in government, pointing out that there are 31 ministers and 37 deputy ministers in the current administration.

Labor made headway in the elections with measures that include a mandate for childcare and higher spending on affordable housing. “For our Pacific Island neighbours, the issue of climate change is an absolute national security issue,” he said. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access!. However, it has yet to show measures on boosting the economy’s productive capacity that will be crucial to reining in deficits and lifting living standards. The new government’s plans will come under scrutiny from the opposition Liberal National coalition, which has touted its track record in steering the economy. During Australia’s recent election campaign, Albanese’s centre-left Labor party said the school would involve forces from Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Tonga, Timor-Leste, Vanuatu and Solomon Islands. While the A$2.2 trillion (US$1. “The response has been very positive,” he said. "This does not include further council expenditures, celebrations and specific programmes that will be directed by the minister at the ministry level,” he said.

6 trillion) economy is now larger than pre-pandemic, has more people in work and consumer spending is solid, households and government have racked up heavy debts when borrowing costs were low — a pressure point for the Labor Party. Subscribe to Mid-day email alert We deliver news to your inbox daily . Foreign Minister Wong urged South Pacific nations to spurn China’s attempts to extend its security reach across the region while in Fiji on Friday.