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Australian PM brings forward vote on leadership to Monday

Mr Abbott says move is aimed at ending a destabilising internal revolt

Mr Abbott has vowed to be more consultative in his approach after several of his so-called "captain's calls" backfired on his administration.


AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Tony Abbott, fighting for his political life, said that he would bring forward to Monday a meeting of his ruling party to consider a challenge to his leadership in an effort to halt a destabilising internal revolt.

A member of Mr Abbott's