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Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - 10:54
Australian PM Tony Abbott ousted by Malcolm Turnbull
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Malcolm Turnbull who ousted Tony Abbott as leader of the centre-right Liberal Party will be swearing in as the new Prime Minister of Australia. Accordingly he will be taking oath as the 29th Premier of Australia, at the Australian Government House in Canberra.

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

The new leader will be Australia's fourth prime minister since 2013.

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