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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

A mine worker looks at stacks of coal in an open-cast steam coal mine located in the Ordos mining district, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, March 14, 2014. China's top producing coal province of Inner Mongolia, where Ordos is located, is in crisis. Tumb
FTA Between Australia & China Key To Waiver Of New Coal Tariff

By IBTimes AU

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said on Tuesday that there is a chance that China would waive its newly imposed coal tariff if Canberra and Beijing would soon ink a free trade agreement. (10:15 am)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA, G20, LAW FIRM

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott At The 69th United Nations General Assembly
Israel Loses A Friend in UN Security Council As New Zealand Replaces Australia

By IBTimes AU

One-fifth of the incoming member countries to occupy the five rotating seats in the UN Security Council do not have ties with Israel, including New Zealand which takes the place of Australia. (6:16 pm)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS

A masked man speaking in what is believed to be a North American accent in a video that Islamic State militants released in September 2014
Chilling: New ISIS Video Addresses Australia; Aussie Teen Delivers Message

By IBTimes AU

An Aussie teen delivers chilling message to Australians in new ISIS propaganda video. (5:09 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, THAILAND, WHITE HOUSE

Former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam makes an appeal for a "yes" vote during a pro-republic rally
Australia Loses Former PM Gough Whitlam

By IBTimes AU

Australian Parliament paid tribute to former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam who died at 98. (3:27 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA

A Section Showing The Southern Indian Ocean To The West Of Australia
MH370 Oct. 20 Senate Hearing: 'Reckless' April Update Based On Unofficial Briefing, Senate Heard

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott was not officially briefed when he made announcements in April. (2:46 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA

Nicholas Toth works on a breast plate for a diving helmet at his workshop next to the Anticlote River in Tarpon Springs, Florida, April 6, 2014. Toth is among the last to carry on the century-old family skill of hand crafting helmets for sponge divers. He
RBA’s Kent Warns Aussie Seniors To Prepare For Longer Wait For Retirement Pension

By IBTimes AU

Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Assistant Governor for Economic Forecasts Christopher Kent has supported a federal government initiative to further increase the retirement age in the country that would make the proposed retirement age the highest in the world. (11:26 am)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, AUSTRALIA, FLORIDA

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks at a news conference
New Zealand SAS Training Of Iraqi Forces 'Possible'; John Key May Follow Tony Abbott

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand may possibly send its SAS to train and advise Iraqi forces following Australia's lead. (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, BARACK OBAMA, AFGHANISTAN

An Ebola Virus Treatment Center In Monrovia
UNICEF Highlights ‘Cheapest, Most Effective’ Ebola Vaccine

By IBTimes AU

UNICEF promotes public awareness about the ‘cheapest, most effective’ Ebola vaccine (Oct 18)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

An Ebola Virus Treatment Center In Monrovia
Australian Healthcare Workers Stuck In West Africa In Case They Contract Ebola

By IBTimes AU

Australian aid workers who will be deployed to West Africa to help fight Ebola may have no way out in case they contract the virus. (Oct 17)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, GERMANY

Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo looks on after a ceremony inaugurating a new parliament in Jakarta, October 1, 2014. Indonesia inaugurated a new, opposition-dominated parliament on Wednesday, one that is expected to obstruct incoming president Jok
PM Tony Abbott & Other World Leaders To Inaugural Rite Of Indonesian President Widodo Sans Invitation

By IBTimes AU

Is it Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's way of repairing the diplomatic ties between Jakarta and Canberra after the mobile phone scandal that marred the relationship between Indonesia and Australia? (Oct 17)

MORE TOPICS: MARK ZUCKERBERG, FACEBOOK, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, AUSTRALIA