Australia goes into meltdown as prime minister flags early election
March 21, 2016 - Uncategorized
Australia’s prime minister has cleared the way for an early double dissolution election.
On Monday, Malcolm Turnbull wore a tie that matched the breaking news ticker, donned some new spectacles and took his time getting to the point of what he wanted to announce. You could cut the anticipation in the air with a butter knife.
After spruiking his government, Turnbull announced that the federal budget would be moved forward to May 3 and recalled parliament for April 18, so the houses can have a final debate about “important economic reforms.” Read more…