Conservative ‘netball dad’ who pursued tough immigration policies is Australia’s new PM

The new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison attends a swearing-in ceremony in Canberra, Australia August 24, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s next prime minister is a career public servant from Sydney’s southern suburbs who rose to prominence by stopping asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat and has steered the country’s fiscal direction for the past three years. Scott Morrison, who has served as the country’s treasurer since 2015, represents the predominantly […]

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