Turnbull Faces Fresh Opponents in Tricky Parliament

  • Narrow majority in lower house leaves little room for error
  • Proposal to cut retirement fund perks presents early challenge

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Photographer: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images

Struggling to restore his authority after a close election result two months ago, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will formally present his government’s agenda on Tuesday when lawmakers gather for the first sitting of the new parliament.

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