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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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Dawn Schmitz (L) and Holly Middleton (R) wait to apply for a marriage license at the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds office in Charlotte, North Carolina, October 13, 2014.
'Freedom To Marry' Bill Seeks Traction in Australia; PM Tony Abbott Remains Opposed to Same-Sex Marriage

By IBTimes AU

An Australian senator from the Liberal party is set to introduce the Freedom to Marry Bill to allow same-sex marriage in the country. (10:12 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Abdel-Kader Russell-Boumzar, Brisbane Teen Charged With Racially Abusing Train Guard, Caught Breaching Bail At Schoolies Week

By IBTimes AU

Abdel-Kader Russell-Boumzar was charged with racially abusing a Brisbane security guard, and was seen breaching his bail at Schoolies. (3:09 pm)

MORE TOPICS: COURT

A doctor checks a miner, rescued from a gold mine affected by a landslide
PM Tony Abbott ‘Admits’ Defeat Of Proposed $7 GP Co-Payment

By IBTimes AU

The $7 general practitioner co-payment proposed by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is good as dead. He has reportedly accepted privately that the proposal would not be approved in the Australian Senate where the Opposition, Greens and crossbenchers rule. (11:31 am)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT

Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott (C) stands with his wife Margaret (2nd L) and daughters (L-R) Frances, Louise and Bridget as he claims victory in Australia's federal election during an election night function in Sydney September 7, 2013. Abbot
No Punishment For Whistleblower Of Frances Abbott’s Scholarship

By IBTimes AU

Even Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his daughter Frances are probably relieved that the Downing Centre Local Court did not convict Freya Newman for accessing restricted data and sharing her discovery. (Nov 26)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, AUSTRALIA, ELECTIONS

Christmas market in Berlin
Pm Abbott’s Christmas Tree Supports Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s Christmas tree continues its support of the Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal (Nov 26)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Australian media company bosses David Kirk, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Fairfax Media, Michael Anderson, CEO and Chairman of Commercial Radio Australia, John Hartigan, Chairman and CEO of News Limited, and Mark Scott, Managing Director of the Austral
ABC To Cut 400 Jobs Due To Budget Cuts By Abbott Government

By IBTimes UK

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation is going to cut 400 jobs. (Nov 25)

MORE TOPICS: MANAGEMENT

Comedian and presenter Russell Brand speaks during an anti-austerity rally in Parliament Square in London June 21, 2014.
Russell Brand: Australian PM Tony Abbott is an ‘Absolute Raving Lunatic’ [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Russell Brand reckons Australian PM Tony Abbott is a raving lunatic. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

The new Prime Minister of Australia Tony Abbott, Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop sing the national anthem before the official swearing in of government ministers at the Government House in Canberra September 18, 2013.
Australian Deputy PM Warren Truss In Hospital For Colitis

By IBTimes AU

Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss is in a Brisbane hospital for gastroenteritis and acute dehydration. He has been in the medical facility for at least one day. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Asylum Seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran Cry as Indonesian Officers Force Them to Leave the Australian Vessel Hermia
Australia Bans Entry Of Asylum Seekers From Indonesia

By IBTimes AU

Australia has banned the resettlement of asylum seekers who registered with the UN agency in Indonesia. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, AUSTRALIA, G20

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves as he walks with Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott
Narendra Modi Signs New Military Agreement with Australia

By IBTimes AU

India quietly signed a military agreement with Australia on mutual areas on interest. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, INDIA