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'We are on your side': Morrison makes pitch to Australia after win

| 25.08,18. 04:03 AM |





'We are on your side': Morrison makes pitch to Australia after win


Morrison speaks after winning Liberal leadership (ABC News)


Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia's next Prime Minister.


Mr Morrison won a leadership contest against Peter Dutton 45-40 on Friday.


The leadership ballot was called after former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull agreed to the second leadership spill this week.


Governor-General Peter Cosgrove conducted the ceremony at Government House to officially make Mr Morrison the nation's 30th Prime Minister.


Mr Morrison has described himself as the new generation of Liberal leadership who is "on your side".


He thanked Mr Turnbull as a great Australian who has contributed a great deal to the country.


The Liberal Party decision ends Malcolm Turnbull's three years as PM.


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