Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced a new Cabinet lineup, replacing ministers who backed Kevin Rudd in a failed bid against her leadership as she seeks to build momentum ahead of September elections.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s second win over rivals for her job in a year gave her minority government space to assemble a budget as it struggles to revive public support ahead of a national election.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s Labor government narrowed the gap with the opposition six months ahead of a federal election, easing pressure on her after the party was defeated in a state vote.
Australia will swear in replacements for two exiting government ministers today as Prime Minister Julia Gillard tries to minimize disruption caused by twin resignations within a week of setting the date for an election.
Australian Attorney General Nicola Roxon and minister Chris Evans have resigned from cabinet, three days after Prime Minister Julia Gillard set a federal vote as the Labor government trails the opposition in opinion polls.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who last week announced an election on Sept. 14, has seen support for her ruling Labor party slump as a scandal involving a former Labor lawmaker and the resignation of senior ministers dent her government’s credibility.