Australia sets May 18 election with campaign expected on taxes, climate change

FILE PHOTO - Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison reacts during the APEC CEO Summit 2018 at the Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 17 November 2018. Fazry Ismail/Pool via REUTERS

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australians go to the polls in a general election on May 18, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, firing the starting gun on a campaign expected to be fought over taxation, climate change and inequality. Opinion polls show Morrison’s conservative coalition trailing the opposition Labor party after six years in power […]

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