New Australian PM gets to work; government support plummets

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and National Drought Coordinator Major-General Stephen Day are greeted by Australia's Minister for Agricultre and Water Resources David Littleproud after arriving at Quilpie in south-west Queensland, Australia, August 27, 2018. AAP/Alex Ellinghausen/via REUTERS

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s new prime minister toured drought-hit farms on Monday to show voters after a week of turmoil the government was back to work, but a leading opinion poll showed it now faces an even greater chance of electoral defeat after changing leaders. Prime Minister Scott Morrison became Australia’s sixth leader in less […]

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