Australias independents plump for ruling Labour party

7th September 2010, Comments 0 comments

Australia’s ruling Labour government, led by Julia Gillard, has received the votes necessary to hang onto power when two independent members of parliament decided to support her government. Tony Windsor and Robb Oakeshott, two independents from rural areas, announced their decision 7 September, after lengthy negotiations with both Labour and the opposition Coalition. The election ...

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