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Australia needs a new prime minister

By Jack Waterford
Updated April 23 2018 - 12:25pm, first published August 14 2015 - 8:55am

Six months ago, the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, begged his Liberal colleagues for another chance to restore his, and his party's fortunes. He promised he would change. He promised more consultation, and a lot less reliance on his own judgment, fewer "captain's picks," a shift of focus and less occasion for voters to hate him.

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