Australia’s latest leader, Scott Morrison (centre), spoke with President Donald Trump, organised his Cabinet and met drought-affected farmers on Saturday as the backlash continued over yet another prime minister selected by an internal party vote. Photo: EPA

New Australia PM Scott Morrison makes drought his priority as Donald Trump tweets congratulations

Scott Morrison emerged as the surprise winner of a party-room vote to replace Turnbull after a week of political chaos in Canberra that marked the emergence of Australia’s sixth prime minister in less than 10 years.

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Australia’s latest leader, Scott Morrison (centre), spoke with President Donald Trump, organised his Cabinet and met drought-affected farmers on Saturday as the backlash continued over yet another prime minister selected by an internal party vote. Photo: EPA
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