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Australia's most senior Muslim says it was a mistake to vote for Tony Abbott
Australia's most senior Muslim leader has said he won't "repeat the mistake" of voting for Tony Abbott, and publicly advised the prime minister to "work in any field other than politics".
The strong comments by the Grand Mufti Ibrahim Abu Mohammed come amid other signs of a serious breakdown in relations between the Abbott government and large elements of Australia's Muslim communities, ahead of the expected announcement of new security legislation on Monday.
Abbott criticised the grand mufti on the Bolt Report last Sunday for suggesting it would be a political mistake to ban the Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir, saying his comments were "wrong-headed" and unhelpful.
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