Firstly, preferential voting ensures that it is the least hated (rather than most liked) that win seats.
Secondly, compulsory voting forces the apathetic voters (who are not rusted on to a party or care much about the electoral process) to cast votes. Turnbull's aim for the middle-ground basically involved not fighting for anything at all.
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