LAUNCESTON, Australia, Aug 11- Here we go again! The first is that the tax hike is extremely unlikely to succeed in the form proposed by Brendon Grylls, the newly-installed leader of the National Party in Western Australia. What the WA Nationals have proposed is levying A $5 a tonne on iron ore, but only for the two major producers and not for Australia's...
It's a tricky business holding onto the prime minister position Down Under. Here's the list of different leaders from 2007 to 2016.
*Move is intended to clear deadlock in hostile Senate. Under Australian electoral rules, Turnbull was free to call a vote anytime until January 2017, but he has been anxious to revamp a Senate dominated by unaligned minor parties and the center-left opposition Labor party. After the Senate voted down a controversial labor reform bill on Monday, he used a rare...
*Australia leader plans May 3 Budget. *Move is intended to clear deadlock in hostile Senate. Turnbull announced the measure a day after the Senate blocked his government's proposal to reinstate a building industry regulator.
Former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, talks about U.K.'s Labour party.
Former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, talks about Welsh politician, Aneurin "Nye" Bevan.
Former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, talks about her treatment as a woman politician.
Former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, talks about women in politics.
Former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, talks about Australian politics.
Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard has called a leadership ballot for 11.00 CET this morning. Matthew Taylor has more.
A student threw a salami sandwich at Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Thursday. It is the second time this month that a sandwich was thrown at her. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.
Australia's prime minister appointed Gary Gray, a former adviser to the country's largest oil and gas firm Woodside Petroleum, as resources minister on Monday.
*India re-examining all investment deals due to Vodafone spat.
NEW DELHI-- India and Australia agreed Wednesday to begin negotiations on civil nuclear energy cooperation that would eventually allow the export of Australian uranium to the energy-starved South Asian nation.
*Auto makers, including Maruti Suzuki and Mahindra& Mahindra. KEY EVENTS Mon: Sept. inflation data Mon: Reliance Industries, Axis Bank earnings. Mon: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard visits India Tues: Maruti Suzuki.
BALI, Indonesia-- A decade after bombs ripped through two Bali nightclubs, Friday was filled with reminders of what was lost in this tropical paradise, and what was not.
Mark Rolfe, Lecturer - School of Social Sciences and International Studies University of New South Wales and Peter Chen, Lecturer - Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney explain why they don't think that Julia Gillard will survive a re-election. They further discuss reasons why their respective candidates of choice are likely to win the next election.
The leadership tussle between Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard and former Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd is frustrating business leaders who see the current political deadlock coming in the way of key economic reforms.
Even as the Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard called for a leadership vote on Thursday, one economist told CNBC that the Australian economy faced greater risk from high levels of household debt than from any political uncertainty.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.