Muslim community leaders are hopeful a Malcolm Turnbull prime ministership will help soothe bitter and divisive debates about the threat of terrorism in Australia.

Nail Aykan from the Islamic Council of Victoria said he found an overwhelming upbeat mood following prayers on Thursday to mark Eid Al Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice.

"I would say that 110 per cent of the Muslims in Australia have welcomed the leadership change and in particular Malcolm Turnbull's vision," Mr Aykan said.

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