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Malcolm Turnbull (right) will replace Tony Abbott (left) as Australia’s prime minister after a partyroom spill. AAP

Turnbull defeats Abbott, set to become prime minister: experts respond

The Conversation's experts react to Malcolm Turnbull's defeat of Tony Abbott in a ballot for the Liberal Party leadership.
Malcolm Turnbull arrives to the Liberal partyroom for the spill vote with a modest group of supporters. Sam Mooy/AAP

Malcolm Turnbull ousts Tony Abbott in dramatic party coup

Malcolm Turnbull has seized the prime ministership from Tony Abbott by 54-44 in a late-night vote that transforms the federal political landscape.

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