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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

Workers from Doctors Without Borders unload emergency medical supplies to deal with Ebola
Australia's Response to Ebola Crisis 'Lethally Inadequate'

By IBTimes AU

Australia has been criticised for its "lethally inadequate" response to Ebola. Julie Bishop defended the government's decision not to send health workers due to lack of evacuation plans. (8:06 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, DISASTERS

A Volunteer Displays Jars of Dried Cannabis Buds at the La Brea Collective Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Los Angeles
Medical Marijuana Legislation In Australia Gains Traction

By IBTimes AU

Medical marijuana legislation will be introduced in Parliament next month. Prime Minister Tony Abbott has previously expressed his support. (10:16 am)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CANCER, ISRAEL

A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules Crew Load Supplies Of Biscuits, Water And Humanitarian Supplies For An Airdrop To Isolated Iraqi Civilians On Mount Sinjar In Northern Iraq At Al Minhad Air Base In The United Arab Emirates
Australian Troops In UAE Await Australia Decision To Fight ISIS; Julie Bishop Explains Delay

By IBTimes AU

Australia is set to decide within the week if it will deploy Australian troops in Iraq to fight ISIS. Members of special forces as well as Australian warplanes are on standby in UAE. (9:55 am)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key Speaks At A Luncheon In Sydney
New Zealand PM John Key Wary of Sending Military Support Beyond Humanitarian Aid to Iraq

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key exercises caution in considering sending military support to help U.S.-led forces target ISIS in Iraq and Syria. He said he continues to seek advice from officials since no one has asked New Zealand for help yet. (Sep 29)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, AUSTRALIA

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leaves after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris
Hillary Clinton Says Start Laughing At Tony Abbott

By IBTimes AU

Hillary Clinton advises for Australian women – including Julia Gillard – to start laughing at PM Tony Abbott’s sexist remark (Sep 26)

MORE TOPICS: HILLARY CLINTON, AUSTRALIA, JULIA GILLARD

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks at a joint news conference
Australia Called 'Worst Polluter' In The World: Lack of Climate Action Criticised

By IBTimes AU

Australia was the Saudi Arabia of the South Pacific and the worst polluters among major developed nations in an article written by a U.S.-based technology magazine Future Tense. Australia's policies on environment were criticise and blamed global warming for the country's extreme weather. (Sep 26)

MORE TOPICS: GLOBAL WARMING, AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, DISASTERS, NEW YORK, G20

A man rests his face in his hands while riding a subway in New York
Subway Attack in U.S and Paris – New Plot of ISIL According To Iraq PM

By IBTimes AU

A plot by ISIL to target U.S emerged against the backdrop of air strikes targeting the terrorist organization. (Sep 26)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, NEW YORK

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott addresses a news conference in Melbourne
Tony Abbott Says ISIS 'Infatuated With Death'; No Intention of Sending Combat Troops to Iraq

By IBTimes AU

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott declared in the UN Security Council meeting that Australia will be "unflinching" in its support to fight ISIS. He has not indicated whether or not Australia has plans of participating in airstrikes in Syria. (Sep 26)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, RELIGION, NEW YORK

An Australian Passport Lies Atop A Pile Of Foreign And Local Passports Of Tsunami Victims
Australia Suspends 60 Passports To Stop Jihadists From Travelling To Middle East

By IBTimes AU

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott revealed that Australia had suspended 60 passports to counter terrorism abroad. (Sep 25)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, CANCER

'Nasty Incident': Police Shoots Melbourne Teen, A Known Terror Suspect

By IBTimes AU

Federal Justice Minister Michael Keenan said that the Melbourne teen shot by police is a “known terror suspect” (Sep 24)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA