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« on: August 26, 2018, 12:21:43 AM »
Aussie's need their own Collapse Chronicle!

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'Its a bloody joke': Australians despair at revolving-door political system   


Australia's new Prime Minister Scott Morrison, right, and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party Josh Frydenberg hold their press conference at Parliament House in Canberra Credit: AP

    Jonathan Pearlman, Sydney

25 August 2018 4:48pm

On Friday at 1.02pm, Australians were forced to endure a depressingly familiar sight: an MP emerged from a secret party meeting in Canberra to announce that the nation had a new prime minister.

Despite being the preferred Liberal leader of fewer than 10 per cent of Australians, Scott Morrison, a 50-year-old staunch conservative and evangelical Christian, had won a party-room ballot to replace Malcolm Turnbull, a 63-year-old former investment banker and self-made millionaire. A survey in April found that almost half of Australians had never heard of Mr Morrison, who has just become the sixth prime minister in eight years.
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