Topic: Rob Oakeshott
Australia's prime ministers tend to give a month's notice on elections, in an effort to have an advantage. Julia Gillard just gave the country eight months' notice.
Julia Gillard barely retained power on Tuesday when the last two independent legislators ended a tense 17-day standoff and agreed to join her government.
09/07/2010 04:17 pm
Australia's Julia Gillard barely squeaked into power. But her slim majority means that passing any legislation will be tricky.
09/07/2010 10:13 am
Independents may play a key role in forming a functioning government after Australia's election ended Saturday without a clear winner.
08/24/2010 12:02 pm