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Tony Abbott

Anthony John "Tony" Abbott (born 4 November 1957) is the Leader of the Opposition in the Australian House of Representatives and federal leader of the centre-right Liberal Party of Australia. Read More

Headlines Around the Web

$100m package for Holden workers

Dec 18 - News.com.au

Abbott says he had no tax forum invite

Oct 04, 2011 - News.com.au

Carbon scheme 'likely to be scammed'

Jul 01, 2011 - News.com.au

Tax cuts will be our priority - Abbott

Jun 26, 2011 - News.com.au

Coalition will cut small business red tape

Jun 03, 2011 - News.com.au

Australian Independent Bob Katter Backs Abbott

Sep 07, 2010 - Business Week

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A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules Crew Load Supplies Of Biscuits, Water And Humanitarian Supplies For An Airdrop To Isolated Iraqi Civilians On Mount Sinjar In Northern Iraq At Al Minhad Air Base In The United Arab Emirates
New Zealand Could Be Next ISIS Target After Australia Beheading Plot, Says Expert

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand is no exception to a planned terrorist plot, according to a terrorism expert. If New Zealand will be involved in the strikes against ISIS in the Middle East, the terrorist group could decide to make the country a target. (10:01 am)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, COURT

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott inspects the guard of honour during an official visit in Putrajaya
Security Tightened at Parliament House after ‘Confirmed’ Potential Terror Attack

By IBTimes AU

Australian Federal Police tightened the security at the Parliament House after potential terror attacks had been confirmed. (Sep 19)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, G20

An Islamic State militant uses a loud-hailer to announce to residents of Taqba city that Tabqa air base has fallen to Islamic State militants, in nearby Raqqa city August 24, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/STRINGER
Sydney Public Beheadings Confirmed By PM Tony Abbott

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbot confirms there is a plot of public beheading in Sydney. (Sep 19)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

U.S. President Barack Obama Speaks At A Meeting
Watch: ISIS Releases Hollywood-ish Trailer Of Warning To US [Video]

By IBTimes AU

The ISIS releases a film-like video warning the U.S. of an imminent war. (Sep 18)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, GEORGE W. BUSH, AUSTRALIA, WHITE HOUSE, HOLLYWOOD, BARACK OBAMA

A Volunteer Displays Jars of Dried Cannabis Buds at the La Brea Collective Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Los Angeles
Medical Marijuana Legalisation in Australia Gains Support of PM Tony Abbott

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has no objection to the legalisation of medical cannabis. (Sep 18)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CANCER

Australian Prime Minister Abbott delivers remarks at a national memorial service in Melbourne
Tony Abbott Rejects Considering Indigenous Change in Constitution by 2016

By IBTimes AU

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said that he would not want the referendum to be held by 2016. (Sep 17)

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Speaks At A News Conference at AUSMIN Meeting At Admiralty House In Sydney
Julie Bishop to Attend UN Climate Summit; Australia Pressured to Announce 'Bolder' Target

By IBTimes AU

Australia is feeling the pressure of committing to a new target to achieve its 2020 emissions reduction goal. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop will be representing Australia in the upcoming UN summit. (Sep 16)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, CLIMATE CHANGE, NEW YORK, RENEWABLE ENERGY

US Air Force Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II fighter jet
Air Strikes in Syria Against Islamic State May be ‘Illegal’

By IBTimes AU

Air strikes in Syria may turn out to be “illegal,” reports suggest. (Sep 16)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS

Lethal Rocket Launchers Hidden Across Sydney, Police Call For Witnesses

By IBTimes AU

Police are now searching for five rocket launchers feared to be hidden across Sydney (Sep 16)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

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Tony Abbott Tests ADF’s Capacity With Middle East Deployment

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister’s decision to deploy ADF in Middle East is testing its military capacity, experts say. (Sep 15)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, LIBYA