Updated: Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 at 2 p.m. AEST

Tony Abbott, who was replaced as Australia’s prime minister by Malcolm Turnbull in dramatic fashion Monday night, looked visibly shaken Tuesday during his first public remarks since being deposed.

Abbott had been silent since the party room ballot vote that robbed him of his leadership on Monday. As Tuesday afternoon arrived with no word from the Sydney politician, Australia was left wondering if some political intrigue was afoot

The hashtag #whereistony began trending on Twitter, and Sky News even sent a helicopter after what the outlet believed was Abbott’s car in a Canberra suburb. Read more…

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Ousted prime minister Tony Abbott says goodbye to Australia