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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 Malaysian air crash investigator (R) inspects the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Rozsypne, Donetsk region, July 22, 2014. A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived
Australians Praise PM Tony Abbott for MH17 Response But Still Angry at Budget

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has received the public's support for his active role and leadership in the investigation of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 disaster. The results of a News Corp poll revealed 48 per cent of respondents believe Mr Ab... (10:44 am)

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Australia's Treasurer Joe Hockey speaks during the B20 Summit in Sydney July 18, 2014.
Kiwis in Australia May Have Fighting Chance with Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey

By IBTimes AU

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey has hinted of helping Kiwis living and working in Australia. According to reports, Hockey indicated that the Australian government may be open to changes in rules affecting New Zealanders. (Jul 28)

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A Malaysian air crash investigator (R) inspects the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Rozsypne, Donetsk region, July 22, 2014. A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived
Pm Abbott Goes Nuts over MH17 Mission

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott is going "nuts" over MH17 tragedy, European analysts say. (Jul 28)

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Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were sent back by Australia wait to enter a magistrate's court in Galle
Australia's Decision to Bring Asylum Seekers Back to Mainland Casts Doubt on High Court Challenge

By IBTimes AU

The Australian government has decided to bring the 157 Tamil asylum seekers detained at sea on a customs boat back to the mainland. Australia's stretch of six months without asylum seeker boats arriving in the mainland has come to an end as asyl... (Jul 27)

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Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were sent back by Australia wait to enter a magistrate's court in Galle
Australia's Decision to Bring Asylum Seekers Back to Mainland Casts Doubt on High Court Challenge

By IBTimes AU

The Australian government has decided to bring the 157 Tamil asylum seekers detained at sea on a customs boat back to the mainland. Australia's stretch of six months without asylum seeker boats arriving in the mainland has come to an end as asyl... (Jul 27)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, AUSTRALIA

An imprint of where a body used to lie on the ground is seen at a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev
Australia 'Must be Nuts' in Risking Tension with Rebels in Ukraine MH17 Crash Site -- Political Analysts

By IBTimes AU

Tension in Ukraine may further increase as Australian Prime Minister deploys armed security forces to the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash site. The plane wreckage lies in the territory of pro-Russian separatists. (Jul 27)

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MH17: “We will bring all of them home” – PM Tony Abbott

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott vows to bring home all Australians aboard MH17 (Jul 24)

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New Senator Jacqui Lambie Heats Up Aussie Radio by Saying Potential Suitor Should Be Rich and Well-Hung

By IBTimes AU

A new senator from Clive Palmer's Palmer United Party, who once described Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott as a psychotic politician, stirred Aussie radio listeners on Tuesday by listing two traits she wants from potential suitors. (Jul 23)

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BHP Billiton Goads Abbott Government to Also Repeal Mining Tax Law

By IBTimes AU

Following the success of the Abbott government to repeal the carbon tax law, BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) is challenging the Coalition to also repeal another tax initiated by the past Labor government under former Prime Minister Julia Gillard - the mining tax. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, TELSTRA, JULIA GILLARD, RIO TINTO, TAX LAW

An imprint of where a body used to lie on the ground is seen at a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev
Tony Abbott Launches #BringThemHome Operation for MH17 Victims; Black Avatars Trending on Social Media

By IBTimes AU

TAs anger mounts over the downing of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 that killed 298 people, including 193 Dutch, many people in The Netherlands have turned to social media to stage a protest. Dutch social media avatars have gone "black" ... (Jul 22)

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