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Australia’s new PM Abbott unveils cabinet, promises economic stability

CANBERRA (Reuters) – Australia’s new conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott unveiled his first cabinet on Monday, appointing experienced lawmakers and promising a return to stable government after three years of often tumultuous minority center-left rule.

Abbott, who won power in September7 elections pledging stronger economic management, made only minor changes to his opposition line-up, with Joe Hockey appointed treasurer, as expected, while Mathias Cormann becomes finance minister, shifting from his assistant treasury portfolio.

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      "Rob Taylor is Chief Correspondent, Afghanistan, based in Kabul. Rob joined Reuters in 2006, covering political and general news, as well as economics, in Australia and the Pacific. He has also worked in Myanmar and Sri Lanka. Prior to Reuters, he was Asia correspondent for Australia's local agency AAP, based in Jakarta. Rob has covered conflict, elections, earthquakes and tsunamis on three continents. He began his career in Africa as a news photographer."
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