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New PM wants to build a better Australia

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: Australia's incoming conservative government promised to re-boot a stalled mining boom and revive an appetite for investment on Sunday (September 8) after leader Tony Abbott swept into office on a platform to scrap a mining tax and run a stable administration. Abbott's Liberal-National Party coalition ended six years of often turbulent Labor Party rule and three years of minority government, winning a majority of more than 30 seats in the 150-seat parliament at Saturday's (September 7) national elections. It was Labor's worst result since 1934. Abbott began his first day as prime minister elect with a dawn bike ride with friends around his home on Sydney's northern beaches. He invited journalists into his house for a cup of tea before meeting government and ministry officials. Abbott's wife returned from the shops with some groceries, just like a normal day. "I'll be working on building a better future for a great

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