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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

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard as OSCE monitors and members of a Malaysian air crash investigation team inspect the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region
Ukraine 'Great War' Has Arrived; Australia Mulls More Sanctions Against Russia

By IBTimes AU

Australia threatens imposing more sanctions on Russia if it does not pull out its military troops in Ukraine. The Ukrainian defence minister has declared that a "great war" has arrived in his country and tens of thousands of lives will be lost if Russia remains unchecked. (4:30 pm)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

IRAQ-SECURITY/
ISIS Shoots Australian Aircraft – A Reasonable Risk Says PM Abbott

By IBTimes AU

ISIS had reportedly shoots an Australian aircraft. (3:01 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, UNITED KINGDOM, AUSTRALIA

Ukraine Crisis
Russia Massacres Ukrainian Volunteer Battalions—Surviving Members Alleged

By IBTimes AU

Surviving members of Ukrainian volunteer battalions alleged hundreds of their men were killed by pro-Russian forces (2:04 pm)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, INVESTMENT

Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, gesture as they march in a demonstration at the Iraqi-Turkish border crossing in Zakho district
Australia to Supply Weapons to Kurdish Forces Soon

By IBTimes AU

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott confirmed that his administration would start supplying weapons to Iraq “in [the] coming days.” (12:20 pm)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, AUSTRALIA

A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules crew load supplies of biscuits, water and humanitarian supplies for an airdrop to isolated Iraqi civilians
ISIS Fires at Australian C-130 Plane Carrying Relief in Iraq; Militants Use Deadly Cluster Bombs

By IBTimes AU

ISIS fired at an Australian aircraft while carrying out its humanitarian aid mission in Iraq. The militant group has been accused of using the widely banned cluster bombs in its attacks. (11:45 am)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, HUMAN RIGHTS, NEW YORK

Putin addresses the audience during a rally and a concert called "We are together" in Moscow
Russia Retaliation: Bans Western Leaders from Airport's Duty Free Shop

By IBTimes AU

Russia has decided to ban the Western leaders to go shopping at its Vladivostok airport duty-free store. (10:50 am)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules crew load supplies of biscuits, water and humanitarian supplies for an airdrop to isolated Iraqi civilians
Australia Races Against Potential Genocide In Iraq

By IBTimes AU

In a race against potential genocide in Iraq, the Australian government sends military personnel to supply arms to Kurdish fighters. (Sep 01)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, GERMANY, AUSTRALIA

A man walks into a Centrelink, part of the Australian government's department of human services where job seekers search for employment, in a Sydney suburb
Nearly 600,000 Young Australians ‘Struggle’ for Employment

By IBTimes AU

More than 15 per cent young Australians are under-employed, according to a research. The figure is the highest in almost four decades. (Sep 01)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, AUSTRALIA

A worker pumps gasoline blended with 10 percent ethanol at the UPI Energy gas station in Chatham, Ontario in this April 11, 2008 file photo. To match OIL-ETHANOL/LOBBY REUTERS/Mark Blinch/Files (CANADA - Tags: ENERGY BUSINESS POLITICS COMMODITIES)
Australia's Renewable Energy Industry Braces for Removal of Support

By IBTimes AU

Australia's renewable energy is threatened by the recommendation of a recently released review, suggesting that the government should scrap or weaken its current renewable energy target. Solar panel systems are expected to increase to almost half of its original price. (Aug 31)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RENEWABLE ENERGY

U.S. President Obama speaks about job numbers and the economy during a visit to 1776, a tech startup hub, in Washington
US And Australia Share Visa And Immigration Information

By IBTimes AU

US and Australia entered an agreement to share visa and immigration information (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, AUSTRALIA