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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

Articles About Tony Abbott

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott addresses during the CHOGM opening ceremony in Colombo
Tony Abbott's Budget Cuts on Research a Declaration of War on Science

By IBTimes AU

Australia's scientists have found one common enemy in the person of Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Since Mr Abbott won the September 2013 election, some of the country's brilliant researchers have complained that their funding has been cut. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE

MH370 Linked to U.S.-UK Conspiracy; Does Australia Participate in the Grand Plot?

By IBTimes AU

Theories on the missing MH370 not only sparked conspiracies and cover-ups involving the Malaysian government. In a larger context, the MH370 brought into spotlight a grand intertwined plot involving the biggest and most powerful governments - the U.S. and the UK. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, UNITED KINGDOM, AUSTRALIA, WHITE HOUSE

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (C) talks to Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) before a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Parker Song/Pool
Will Australia Bow Down? China Wants Labour Importation Part of Free Trade Agreement

By IBTimes AU

Australia's definitely eager to clinch a free trade agreement with China, the world's second-largest economy. But will it bow down to the demands of the other Asian and bigger country? China wants the free trade agreement to include provisi... (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, AUSTRALIA, INVESTMENT

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott addresses during the CHOGM opening ceremony in Colombo
Australia Remains Silent Amid Global Warming And Calls For Renewable Energy Use

By IBTimes AU

Australia's Great Barrier Reef is known as a World Heritage site and the worsening effects of climate change have sparked fears that it would soon be destroyed and die. (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: GLOBAL WARMING, AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, RENEWABLE ENERGY, UNITED NATIONS

An air traffic control tower is seen at the central terminal of LaGuardia Airport in the Queens borough of New York April 8, 2014. With constraints on its resources and no appetite for further debt, private investors and developers are being tapped to reb
PM Abbott Endorses Badgerys Creek as Site of 2nd Sydney Airport, Cabinet Expected to Approve

By IBTimes AU

Among the agenda lined up for Tuesday's federal government cabinet meeting is the long-standing proposed second airport for Sydney at Badgerys Creek. Already endorsed by Australian PM Tony Abbott, the cabinet is expected to approve it on the same day. (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, QANTAS, LONDON

CSIRO Gearing Up For $150M Budget Chop

By IBTimes AU

CSIRO is gearing up for a serious budget cut. Australia’s science research agency is already bracing for a likely scenario in which its budget would lose up to $150 million, or more than 20 per cent of its total funding from the government. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, MANAGEMENT

MH370: How Fatal is the Chip That Rothschild Reportedly ‘Acquired’?

By IBTimes AU

How destructible could the allegedly patented chip acquired by Jacob Rothschild be? (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA, RETAIL

Searchers Consider Undersea Robot in Hunt for MH370
Searchers Consider Undersea Robot in Hunt for MH370

By Reuters

Australian officials leading the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines (MASM.KL) plane in the southern Indian Ocean are weighing when to deploy an underwater robot to aid in the hunt, now in its sixth fruitless week. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: U.S. NAVY

Malaysian PM Najib addresses reporters about the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport
MH370: U.S. Refutes Claims Plane Lands in Diego Garcia; Aussie PM Confident Detected Signals From Black Box

By IBTimes AU

The U.S. has vehemently refuted new claims that the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 landed in Diego Garcia, an island situated south of the equator of the Central Indian Ocean. (Apr 12)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA

Cyclone Ita
Cyclone Ita: Queensland Premier Newman Warned Residents of Homes Built Before 1985 to Head for Local Shelters Since Houses May Possibly Not Withstand Storm

By IBTimes AU

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman had warned residents of the state to stay at home or in local shelters as Cyclone Ita batters Australia. He advised those whose houses were built before 1985 to immediately leave their units and go to local shelters... (Apr 12)

MORE TOPICS: NASA, CHINA, AUSTRALIA, ADVERTISING, STORM