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Turnbull topples Abbott to be Australia's new PM

The multi-millionaire former tech entrepreneur won a secret party vote by 54 to 44

Mr Turnbull speaking to the media alongside Ms Bishop at Parliament House in Canberra on Monday. The new prime minister is Australia's fifth in eight years.


AUSTRALIA will have its fifth prime minister in eight years after the ruling Liberal Party on Monday voted out Tony Abbott in favour of long-time rival Malcolm Turnbull, following months of infighting and crumbling voter support.

Mr Turnbull, a multi-millionaire former