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Tony Abbott : Far from immaculate look

July 21, 2015 2:19 am
Tony Abbott : Far from immaculate look

  Australia’s Prime Minister TonyAbbott turned mummy’s boy and put the 72-year-old Bronwyn Bishop on “probation”. Photo / AP Tony Abbott once described himself as the ideological love child of prime ministerial predecessor John Howard and his Government’s grand old dame, Bronwyn Bishop. It was a line that made people […]

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Tony Abbott announced that Australian parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids won’t get taxpayer-funded childcare or welfare benefits

April 13, 2015 4:22 am
Tony Abbott announced that Australian parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids won’t get taxpayer-funded childcare or welfare benefits

Australian parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids won’t get taxpayer-funded childcare or welfare benefits under the federal Government’s “no jab, no pay” policy. Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced the policy that denies benefits to anyone who does not immunise their child, unless they are exempted on medical or religious […]

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Tony Abbott expressed hope missing Flight MH370 will be found

March 5, 2015 8:17 am
Tony Abbott expressed hope missing Flight MH370 will be found

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australia will continue to help look for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, but that the search would likely be scaled back. Photo / Supplied Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott expressed hope missing Flight MH370 will be found, but suggested the search may be scaled […]

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Speculations as Tony Abbott’s offsiders deflect talk of leadership challenge

March 2, 2015 12:19 pm
Speculations as Tony Abbott’s offsiders deflect talk of leadership challenge

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and frontbencher Malcolm Turnbull have steered clear of increasing speculation that their Prime Minister could face another leadership crisis this week. There are rumours Tony Abbott will be confronted with a second spill motion after reports the majority of Liberal MPs and senators now want […]

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Challenge to Tony Abbott’s leadership threatens to overshadow his first official visit to New Zealand

February 27, 2015 10:03 am
Challenge to Tony Abbott’s leadership threatens to overshadow his first official visit to New Zealand

Fresh speculation around a challenge to Tony Abbott’s leadership threatens to overshadow his first official visit to New Zealand. It now looks possible that his first official could be his last. New reports from Australia suggest that former leader Malcolm Turnbull has enough sup port to win a leadership spill […]

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has flagged a tougher stance on hate preaching

February 24, 2015 6:32 am
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has flagged a tougher stance on hate preaching

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has flagged a tougher stance on hate preaching and warned Australian citizenships could be revoked as he spelled out the worsening terrorist threat to the nation. The Prime Minister outlined a number of steps to tackle terrorism in a speech at the Australian Federal Police […]

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Australian Prime Minster Tony Abbott cites ‘legal options’ amid Bali Nine corruption claims

February 16, 2015 4:20 am
Australian Prime Minster Tony Abbott cites ‘legal options’ amid Bali Nine corruption claims

Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan wait in a holding cell in Bali in 2005. Photo / Getty   Australian Prime Minster Tony Abbott has said there are still “legal options available” in the case of two Australians on death row in Indonesia. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were convicted […]

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Subs pledge could sink Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott

February 11, 2015 4:30 pm
Subs pledge could sink Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott

Tony Abbott has admitted good government might have had “a bit of a holiday” amid the Liberal leadership turmoil, but insists it’s now on track. However, a fresh controversy has erupted over the Prime Minister’s promise to backbenchers concerned that the contract to build Australia’s next generation of submarines might […]

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Tony Abbott and Bill honoured victims of Lindt Cafe siege in Sydney

February 9, 2015 2:51 pm
Tony Abbott and Bill honoured victims of Lindt Cafe siege in Sydney

Australia’s political leaders have come together to declare the nation will never succumb to terrorism. Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten honoured the victims of the Lindt Cafe siege in Sydney’s Martin Place on the first morning of parliament’s new year. The family and friends of Katrina […]

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Remains leader by 61-39 votes

6:04 am
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Remains leader by 61-39 votes

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his party’s leadership issue is “behind us” after he survived a secret ballot this morning. The leadership spill motion was defeated 61-39 in a Liberal party meeting in Canberra at 9am (11am NZT) today. “The Liberal party has dealt with the spill motion and […]

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