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18 Aug 2010 10:46 GMT | Politics, Asia Pacific
Australians are set to head to the polls this weekend to vote in a general election. The latest opinion polls suggest Julia Gillard, the prime minister, could win by a narrow margin over opposition leader Tony Abbott's conservative coalition in Saturday's vote.Both leaders have been talking tough on immigration, making a crackdown on asylum-seekers a key election issue. Al Jazeera's Dan Nolan reports from western Sydney.
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