Australia’s political world has been rocked by another change at the top. As we reported yesterday for the fourth time in the last two years, the country has a new Prime Minister. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more on what that may mean in today’s Asia Minute.
The political equilibrium in Australia has shifted a bit toward the center. Tony Abbott lost the leadership of the Liberal Party, which despite its name, is the more conservative of Australia’s two major parties - the Labor Party carries the banner of the political left.