Australia PM Tony Abbott ousted by Malcolm Turnbull

Australia is to have a new prime minister after Tony Abbott was ousted as leader of the Liberal Party by cabinet minister Malcolm Turnbull.
In the hastily-arranged party leadership ballot, Mr Abbott, who had been plagued by poor opinion polls, received 44 votes to Mr Turnbull's 54.
Liberal MPs also voted for Julie Bishop to remain deputy leader of the party.
Mr Turnbull is expected to be sworn in after Mr Abbott writes to the Governor General and resigns.
Read more on NewsOK.com

Australia is to have a new prime minister after Tony Abbott was ousted as leader of the Liberal Party by cabinet minister Malcolm Turnbull.

In the hastily-arranged party leadership ballot, Mr Abbott, who had been plagued by poor opinion polls, received 44 votes to Mr Turnbull's 54.

Liberal MPs also voted for Julie Bishop to remain deputy leader of the party.

Mr Turnbull is expected to be sworn in after Mr Abbott writes to the Governor General and resigns.

Read more on NewsOK.com
Read more on Newsok 

Related News
Party ousts Australian PM Abbott for more moderate rival
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's beleaguered prime minister was ousted from power in an internal party ballot on Monday as the ruling conservative party attempts to win back a disenchanted ...
READ MORE
New Australian prime minister says government remains strong
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's former Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been sworn in as the nation's new prime minister after the country's previous leader was ousted during an internal ...
READ MORE
Party ousts Australian PM Abbott for more moderate
New Australian prime minister says government remains strong

Share Button

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *