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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

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 (4:50 pm)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, AUSTRALIA

Australia's Prime Minister Abbott speaks during session of World Economic Forum in Davos
Tony Abbott May Break His Election Promise If Gov't Cuts Australia's Renewable Energy Target

By IBTimes AU

The recent renewable energy report has suggested that Australia should weaken or cut its emissions target for being costly. Many were against the findings of a review led by a climate sceptic. (12:43 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RENEWABLE ENERGY, INVESTMENT

Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond walks with Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in central London
Tony Abbott Boosts Counter-Terrorism Efforts at Airports; Authorities Arrest 'Person of Interest'

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced the set-up of new counter-terrorism units in two airports in Sydney and Melbourne. The move has allowed authorities to intercept a "person of interest" amid growing concerns of citizens fighting alongside ISIS in the Middle East. (Aug 28)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks at a news conference at AUSMIN meeting at Admiralty House in Sydney
Australia To Sign Spying Code Of Conduct With Indonesia

By IBTimes AU

Australia is all set to sign a spying code of conduct with Indonesia that is expected to restore the damaged relation between the two countries. (Aug 28)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Australian PM Abbott and his wife attend a national memorial service for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 at St Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne
Tony Abbott Accused of ‘Hyping up’ Terrorism Threats to Distract from Federal Budget

By IBTimes AU

The Australian government has been accused of distracting public from its controversial budget by using extremism-related worries. (Aug 28)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond walks with Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in central London
Bill Shorten Calls Tony Abbott 'Ineligible' To Lead Australia; Government Party-Room Leaks On Abbott'sTravel Entitlements

By IBTimes AU

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten accused Prime Minister Tony Abbott of being “ineligible” to lead the country after travel entitlement leaks. (Aug 27)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CANCER

Perth parents of a victim walk near wreckage of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove
MH17: Shorten Calls For Strongest Possible Reaction Against Culprit

By IBTimes AU

Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten expressed strong support for the strongest possible reaction to MH17 culprit. (Aug 27)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, UKRAINE, G20

Tony Abbott at New York Stock Exchange
Australia's Role in Iraq May Expand If Strong U.S.- Led Alliance is Seen

By IBTimes AU

Australia's role in Iraq may be "limited" considering the lack of a more coherent U.S. policy towards Iraq, strategic experts said. The Abbot government may be considering a greater role beyond humanitarian aid in the fight against ISIS. (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA

Australian Prime Minister Abbott delivers remarks at a national memorial service in Melbourne
Tony Abbott To Spend $13 Million To Stop Muslim Youths In Australia From Becoming Jihadists

By IBTimes AU

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is apparently trying to use education and jobs to keep the Islamist population in the country on track. Australian government is going spend over $13 million on young Muslims who are potential jihadists. (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond greets Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott outside the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in central London
Tony Abbott Declares ISIS as World's 'Most Effective Terrorist Movement' Amid Terrorism Fears

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and ASIO head David Irvine have assured the Muslim community that Australia is fighting terrorism and not Islam. Mr Abbott warned Australians of the possibility of terror acts happening in the country and other Western nations. (Aug 22)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RELIGION