Australia

Polls Suggest Australian Government Will Be Defeated in Tomorrow's Election

Tony Abbott, leader of the Liberal National coalition, looks likely to be the next prime minister

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The Australian government is set for an embarrassing defeat in this weekend's general election with opinion polls suggesting the main opposition party is heading for a landslide victory.

During the five-week campaign, the opposition leader of the Liberal National coalition, Tony Abbott, has gradually overtaken once-popular Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

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