Australia’s conservative government revels in ‘miracle’ re-election

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison with wife Jenny, children Abbey and Lily after winning the 2019 Federal Election, at the Federal Liberal Reception at the Sofitel-Wentworth hotel in Sydney, Australia, May 18, 2019. AAP Image/Dean Lewins/via REUTERS

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s conservative government celebrated on Sunday its surprise election victory that defied years of unfavourable opinion polls, with U.S. and Israeli leaders welcoming Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s return to office. Australia’s Liberal-led coalition has won or is leading in 74 seats in its quest for a 76-seat majority, according to the Australian […]

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