Turnbull sworn in, addresses parliament as Australia's new premier

2015-09-15 08:29
Malcolm Turnbull is sworn in by Australia's governor-general Sir Peter Cosgrove as Australia's 29th prime minister at Government House in Canberra. (AFP)

Malcolm Turnbull is sworn in by Australia's governor-general Sir Peter Cosgrove as Australia's 29th prime minister at Government House in Canberra. (AFP)

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Sydney (dpa) - Malcolm Turnbull has been sworn in as prime minister and is set to take his first Question Time parliamentary session, a day after the Liberal Party ousted Tony Abbott in a leadership ballot.

Turnbull defended the government's climate change policy, including targets to reduce greenhouse emissions, and said a plebiscite vote would be needed on the issue of same-sex marriage.

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