60 Minutes: ‘A catastrophic loss of faith in democracy’

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  • “Why do so many Prime Ministers get replaced?”

The question posed by a primary school student from Sydney’s western suburbs on a visit to Parliament House tested his local MP.

  • Chris Uhlmann
  • 9news

And since Malcolm Turnbull was deposed at Australia’s 29th Prime Minister, just a month ago, there has been no answer to why the fourth leader in a decade has been cut down by his own party.

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There has been a catastrophic loss of faith in democracy over the last decade and the chaotic state of federal politics is largely to blame.

At the end of the Howard era in 2007, a…

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