A series of controversial decisions has culminated in Governor-General John Kerr’s dismissal of Prime Minister Gough Whitlam nad his appointment of Malcolm Fraser, who did not have a lower house majority, in his place. Though Whitlam’s supporters are furious, many voters are more concerned about his turbulent handling of the economy.
Playable parties are Liberal, Labor, National Country, Democratic Labor, and Independent – no alternate leaders as of now. I am more than happy to hear feedback and consider further changes!
Australia – 1975
Australia – 2004
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As the year 2004 and the third term of the Howard Government come to a close, an election looms. Many issues of domestic and foreign policy divide a polarised electorate … and, in a post-September 11 world, the spectre of international terrorism is always present.
Australia – 2010 updated
A snap election has been called after an internal coup d’etat against sitting Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. Will new Prime Minister Julia Gillard be able to rehabilitate the Labor Party’s image, or will Leader of the Opposition Tony Abbott and the Coalition be able to focus voters on unpopular Labor policies – and dethrone the new Prime Minister?
Australia – 2007
After more than a decade of the Howard Government, a young and untested Labor leader – Kevin Rudd – has risen on the national scene. Is it time for a change, or will Australians elect John Howard to a fifth consecutive Liberal government?