Tony Abbott's hard-line stance on several aid issues has made him deeply unpopular within Australia's development community. But Canberra's new prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, seems to be sticking with the Coalition government's policies, including on climate change.

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  • Lisa Cornish

    Lisa Cornish is a freelance data journalist based in Canberra, Australia. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane and online through news.com.au. Lisa has recently been awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.