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Conservative Liberal MP hands out flyers spruiking a 'government under Tony Abbott'

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Liberal MP Craig Kelly, one of the most vociferous supporters of Tony Abbott before and during the challenge by Mr Turnbull in September, has been handing out election flyers that contain his wish to "contribute to a Coalition government under Tony ...
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Can James Mathison beat Tony Abbott in Warringah?

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
On Saturday the former Australian Idol host James Mathison announced that he would be running for the seat of Warringah as an independent candidate against the former prime minister Tony Abbott. Mathison has promised to campaign on issues such as ...
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Election 2016: Infighting, retirement speculation hits Tony Abbott's campaign for Warringah

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Tony Abbott's campaign in the Sydney stronghold of Warringah has succumbed to bitter infighting as rank-and-file Liberals complain over strategy and position for "life-after-Abbott", tipping the former prime minister will quit if left off Malcolm ...

Nick Xenophon's Campaign To Boot Tony Abbott From Warringah

Huffington Post Australia - ‎May 26, 2016‎
As Abbott faces his first election since the unpopular decisions and events of his Prime Ministership, and since he was cut down from the top job by Malcolm Turnbull, his opponents are hoping the public ill will carries until election day.

Servcorp's Alf Moufarige admits pedalling plonk to former PM Tony Abbott

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Disclosures from our political masters from their interests register has dribbled to nothing since the election was called. But CBD did find something of interest before Malcolm Turnbull pulled his biggest political gamble.

Media Watch Dog: Clive Palmer's Tony Abbott fantasy

The Australian - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Clive Palmer: I'd already arranged to have drinks with Tony Abbott on the Thursday night while I was in Melbourne and I turned up to drinks to find Mr Abbott pretty upset about these resolutions.

Louise Adler feeds Tony Abbott, Peta Credlin during Sydney Writers' Festival

The Australian Financial Review - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The Melbourne University Press chief hosted dinner at Sailor's Thai in The Rocks for a small group of her favourites: Battlelines author Tony Abbott and Sky News talking head Peta Credlin (memoir as yet untitled), astonishingly, breaking bread with ...

Federal election 2016: Tony Abbott happy to see 'what the Lord has in store for me' - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Former prime minister Tony Abbott greets supporters after launching his ninth election campaign in his electorate at Queenscliff surf club.
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Tony Abbott is haunting Malcolm Turnbull as surely as Rudd haunted Gillard

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Humility is the first step towards redemption, and as a religious man, no one knows this better than Tony Abbott. He began his election campaign in the political equivalent of sackcloth and ashes - standing in the rain, on Manly wharf, handing out ...

Why I'm taking on Tony Abbott, even though I'll lose

The Age - ‎May 17, 2016‎
I am standing in the federal election for the Greens in former prime minister Tony Abbott's seat because I am bothered.

Kevin Andrews enlists Tony Abbott for cultural offensive

The Australian Financial Review - ‎May 17, 2016‎
It's the Tony and Kevin Show! The old buddies arrive in Forbes during the 2016 Pollie Pedal tour. Alex Ellinghausen. Bryce Corbett.

Plumbing New Depths, Climate Activists Target Tony Abbott

New Matilda - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Climate activists intent on cleaning up the fossil fuel industry's polluting influence on Australian politics have installed a huge plunger on Tony Abbott's electoral office, and awarded denialist MP George Christensen the dishonourable 'Bleached Coral ...

It is not Tony Abbott who has diminished the office of prime minister

The Australian - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Tony Abbott was removed not for failing to meet his benchmark for service, but because of treachery, ambition and self-interest in the parliamentary party.

Federal election 2016: Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in Perth

Herald Sun - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott is in Perth to support the Liberal candidate for Tangney. FORMER prime minister Tony Abbott has landed in Perth on a low-key visit to support the new Liberal candidate for the seat of Tangney. Former Liberal WA state ...
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Federal election 2016: Abbott ready if Turnbull stumbles

The Australian - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The Liberal Party is so demoralised by Malcolm Turnbull's leadership that some in its upper echelons are now contemplating the previously unthinkable in the event of a shock election defeat: a return to Tony Abbott. The situation inside the Liberal ...

Abbott still blind to how he failed his party and people

The Australian - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Speaking with Viewpoint's Chris Kenny on Sky News last Sunday, Tony Abbott set out his motivation for being in politics: “It's about the party, the government and ultimately the country.
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The skinny on Murray Goulburn, Coles milk deal

The Australian Financial Review - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Former Victorian Premier Denis Napthine, former Murray Goulburn CEO Gary Helou, former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Coles managing director John Durkan and MG chairman Phil Tracy, at the commencement of the 10-year supply deal between Coles and ...
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Turnbull isn't Abbott but that's not enough

The Age - ‎May 17, 2016‎
After all, in Australia we have to vote for someone; I just don't believe that "many Liberal partisans", however disgruntled by Tony Abbott's demise, will mark their ballot papers in such a way that their vote won't trickle down eventually to the ...

Clive Palmer turns Liberal wrecking ball as he prepares to depart Parliament

ABC Online - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Clive Palmer has sprayed the Liberal Party, describing a "murky world" of donations, improper behaviour, and reminiscing on a near-punch-up with Tony Abbott, as he prepares to depart Federal Parliament. On the same day that Federal Cabinet secretary ...
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2016 Federal Election: Rolling coverage of the campaign, Day 18 - ‎May 26, 2016‎
He also told of a time when, confronted by former Prime Minister Tony Abbott who boasted of his past as a bantamweight boxer, he retorted that he was a 'heavyweight' himself.