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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

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$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

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 (12:20 pm)

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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 (UKRAINE - Tags: DISASTER POLITICS TRANSPORT)
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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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 (UKRAINE - Tags: DISASTER POLITICS TRANSPORT)
Malaysia Airlines MH17: Investigation into Cause of Crash Could Stretch to a Year; Black Box May Not Prove Missile as Cause

By IBTimes AU

Mourning families and loved ones of the 298 lives that perished from the downed Malaysia Airlines MH17 may have to condition themselves to further bear the painful accident. Investigators looking into the aviation accident said the probe could stretch into a year. (Jul 22)

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Australia's Prime Minister Abbott speaks during session of World Economic Forum in Davos
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten Enjoys 5% Lead Over PM Tony Abbott as Preferred Prime Minister of Australia

By IBTimes AU

The latest poll from Fairfax Nielsen, released on Monday, said that Opposition leader Bill Shorten leads Mr Abbott by 5 per cent as the preferred prime minister with ratings of 46 per cent and 41 per cent, respectively. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, JULIA GILLARD, TAX LAW

Belongings found at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 are pictured near the village of Hrabove, Donetsk region, July 20, 2014.
Tony Abbott Vows Justice for MH17 Victims as Australia Demands Full Access to Crash Site in UN Resolution

By IBTimes AU

Australia is leading calls for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine to allow full access to the wreckage of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in a draft resolution for the UN Security Council. The document may be put to a vote possibly on July 21. (Jul 21)

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow July 17, 2014.  REUTERS/Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/Kremlin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD
Malaysia Airlines MH17: Russia’s Putin World’s Getting Small, Pitted Against Global Leaders

By IBTimes AU

Russian President Vladimir Putin's world seems to be getting smaller as global leaders gang up on him to owe up to the tragedy that befell Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Either that, or Russia may end up losing contact with its G20 comrades as well as possibly having its assets frozen in London. (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, STORM, UKRAINE, G20, LONDON

Member of the Ukrainian Emergencies Ministry walks past wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove, in the Donetsk region
Lightning Strikes Twice: Australian Woman Had Daughter in MH17 & Brother in MH370

By IBTimes AU

Kaylene Mann lost her brother, sister-in-law and now daughter within a period of months after they had chosen Malaysian Airlines to travel. (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard at a crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove
Rebels to Hand over Corpses & Black Boxes while Australia Blames Russia for MH17

By IBTimes AU

Pro-Russian rebels took control of the crash site after shooting down Malaysian Airlines jet MH17. (Jul 21)

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