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Tony Abbott has a 'fire in the belly' and he'll use his profile to get attention

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Tony Abbott has told his local constituents he's still got a "fire in the belly" and he won't hesitate to use his status as a former prime minister to "get attention" in the media and Liberal party room.

Good vibes for Libs as Malcolm Turnbull and Tony Abbott make peace

The Australian - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
In a sign the relationship between the two rivals was returning to one of civility, Mr Turnbull revealed he and Mr Abbott recently had discussed a range of issues.
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'I don't expect the party to ever go back': Tony Abbott cools leadership ambitions

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Tony Abbott appears to have put his leadership ambitions on the political backburner, with the former prime minister declaring he doesn't expect the Liberal Party to return to the Abbott era.
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New Malcolm Turnbull plays Tony Abbott's old election game of scares and slogan

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The most carbon-dependent nation on earth, Saudi Arabia, this week announced a plan for a post-oil economy. "We have an addiction to oil," said the kingdom's de facto ruler, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
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Malcolm Turnbull reprises elements of Tony Abbott's scare campaign to fight Labor plan

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The battlelines have been drawn on climate change ahead of an imminent election campaign, with the government reprising elements of Tony Abbott's long-running scare campaign against Labor's plans for a price on carbon. Let's make people poorer - what ...
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Tony Abbott wrote personally to Shinzo Abe after Japan lost Australia's $50 billion subs deal

Business Insider Australia - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
“The Japanese might reasonably feel they had been encouraged to think they were in the box seat when Tony Abbott was PM. It's to Turnbull's credit that he seems to have ignored this - and pressure from the US - to take a decision solely on the merits ...
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Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott admits his government's mistakes

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Tony Abbott has admitted he made unnecessary enemies and left his friends feeling under-appreciated during his time as prime minister, as part of an extraordinary mea culpa on his government's failings.

Tony Abbott slammed as 'self-indulgent' for revealing biggest regrets - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Labor frontbencher Richard Marles has described an extract of the essay, published in The Weekend Australian, as evidence of Mr Abbott “hijacking” the government's agenda. He described the piece as a “self-indulgent” attempt to “command the front pages ...

The emptiness of Tony Abbott

The Monthly (subscription) (blog) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
I've often wondered what it would be like to spend an hour or two inside Tony Abbott's head. What's going on up there?

Tony Abbott gave me the budget secret last night!

Switzer Financial News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Put two newsworthy people together - even if they are ultra-conservative Tony Abbott and Andrew Bolt - and the media, including the leftish Fairfax outfit, can't help but report the get together.
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Why Malcolm Turnbull must tackle Tony Abbott's legacy

The New Daily - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Tony Abbott has begun what he clearly hopes is his path to redemption and return. He talks of his “future public life”.
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Radicalised teen searched Tony Abbott's plans

Sky News Australia - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
ASIO had fears a radicalised Melbourne teen was considering targeting Tony Abbott, an AFL game and a military base before he was shot dead in 2014 after stabbing two police.

Wedding at the Savoy and cruise on the Thames for cold call king whose firm had £2.4m debts - ‎14 hours ago‎
A cold call tycoon bought a Bentley and a Porsche through his company before the business went bust with debts of £2.4 million. The true scale of the debts racked up by Tony Abbott's controversial business emerged last week, days before his lavish ...

Tony Abbott's mate needs to dish out tax advice

The Australian - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
It's nice to know that former PM Tony Abbott still has friends in high places all over the world. After his trip to Ukraine last month to visit President Petro Poroshenko, Tones popped over to London for four days on the purse of his old friend, Aussie ...
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Malcolm Turnbull says Tony Abbott had 'ample warning' before being ousted

ABC Online - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Mr Turnbull won a party room ballot in September, seven months after Mr Abbott survived a previous vote to open up the top leadership positions.

AFP officer backflips on Haider evidence

Yahoo7 News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Earlier this week, a senior ASIO officer said that in the weeks before he was killed, Haider had searched on the internet for information on any coming visits to Victoria by Tony Abbott, a military base and AFL football. She said she would not allow ...

Abbott crashed Wozniak son's wedding - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
“Twenty minutes later I saw him taking pictures with people and discovered it was Tony Abbott. I didn't know he was prime minister.

Abbott pulls weeds with green army troops - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Member for Warringah met seven workers from the Green Army and National Parks addressing the overgrown bushland site at Collins Flat, North Head.
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Federal election: Tony Abbott isolated as Bronwyn Bishop loses Mackellar seat

The Australian - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
“Bronwyn is unforgettable. She is dynamic, she's colourful, she's charismatic and we thank her on behalf of the Liberal Party,” Mr Turnbull said.