For how much longer is unclear but Aussie prime minister, Tony Abbott, has survived his caucus' 'spill motion' that would have lead to a leadership runoff had he lost. Abbott won by a comfortable margin of 61-39.
Australia's political pundits believe Abbott remains mortally wounded but has bought himself a little time. The Age correspondent, Michael Gordon, contends that Abbott's tenure hangs by a thread. One more cock up and that's it.