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Monash Centre at Villers-Bretonneux a legacy for Tony Abbott

The Australian - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
On high ground adjacent to the small French village of Villers-Bretonneux, one of Tony Abbott's legacies as prime minister is scheduled for completion and opening on Anzac Day 2018 - the Sir John Monash Centre, a state-of-the-art visitors' gateway to ...

Musical chairs in the PM's private office

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Meanwhile, former Aunty reporter Mark Simkin returns to the PMO after a brief stint with previous leader Tony Abbott, during the tumultuous and iron-grip reign of Peta Credlin.

Obama too soft in fight against ISIS: Tony Abbott

The Australian - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Tony Abbott was openly frustrated with Barack Obama's leadership at the start of the war against Islamic State, believing that restrictive rules of engagement and a risk-averse approach in Washington were cruelling the fight against the terrorist group.
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Pauline Hanson blames Tony Abbott and John Howard for prison sentence in new documentary

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Queensland senator-elect Pauline Hanson has fought back tears recounting her 2003 jailing over quashed political corruption charges, blaming Tony Abbott and John Howard for a "political witch-hunt" against her. Following her resurgence at the July 2 ...

Federal election 2016: Conservatives can get by without Tony Abbott

The Australian - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
In the aftermath of last September's coup, Tony Abbott was presented with a couple of exit options. One was to replace Alexander Downer, who was prepared to vacate the post, as high commissioner in London.
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Malcolm Turnbull Announces New Ministry, Tony Abbott Still Out

Huffington Post Australia - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced his new ministry team, with his predecessor Tony Abbott still not finding a place in Cabinet and several changes for senior ministers.
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Tony Abbott would have 'considered' sending special forces to fight Islamic State in Iraq

ABC Online - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Former prime minister Tony Abbott said he would have looked "sympathetically" at deploying Australian special forces to directly engage with the Islamic State terrorist group.

How James Mathison was paid $25000 to lose against Tony Abbott

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Tony Windsor received the most taxpayer funding as an independent without winning a seat, getting $72,000 for his failed bid to grab New England from Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce.
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Abbott 'yearns for justice' over MH17 attack

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Tony Abbott still "yearns for justice" for those killed in the missile attack on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, two years after the atrocity that ushered in the darkest and most difficult days of his prime ministership.
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What we have learned (and forgot and relearned and forgot and ...) about MH370

Crikey (registration) - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Former PM Tony Abbott's embarrassing conduct and Angus Houston's numerous blunders in relation to the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been massaged out of Transport Minister Darren Chester's recent summary of Australia's ...

Biggest rival for Abbott is voter apathy - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Returning MP Tony Abbott's nearest rival was a good dose of northern beaches apathy, which outpolled his major rivals, the Manly Daily can reveal.

Tony Abbott, fashionably AWOL

Crikey (registration) - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
While all Coalition MPs were invited to the little shindig, there was one very notable absence: former Prime Minister Tony Abbott was invited to the Lodge, but didn't feel like attending, so he had a celebratory champagne with company that would give ...
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is having a party of the Lodge. Picture: AAP

Herald Sun - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Once again it's a case of guess who's not coming to dinner however, with Tony Abbott not expected to attend due to family commitments.

Abbott signs gay marriage book

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A 260-page tome autographed by former prime minister Tony Abbott urging Australian conservatives to back same-sex marriage is the latest must-have accessory for political junkies.
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Meet Anthony Weiner, The One Politician Who Might Be More Ridiculous Than Tony Abbott

Junkee - ‎16 hours ago‎
Sure, we all like to joke about our own gaffe-prone politician: Tony Abbott. What with his weird habit of eating onions, the creepy way he sexualises his daughters, his obsession with “the housewives of Australia”, the knighting of Prince Philip, his ...
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Q&A recap: Virginia Trioli shines as host as NT detention abuse leaves panel sickened

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The Q&A Recap proved as good at managing leadership spills as Tony Abbott. Thus chastened, we will not make that same mistake again.
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Pauline Hanson hints at sex encounter with former Tony Abbott staffer David Oldfield

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Mr Oldfield, now 58 had been working as an advisor to Tony Abbott when he saw Ms Hanson make her famous 1996 maiden speech warning Australia was 'in danger of being swamped by Asians'.

Abbott's speechwriter launches marriage equality book

Same Same - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
A collection of state and federal gay Liberal MPs were in attendance at NSW Parliament last Friday for the launch of a book by former Prime Minister Tony Abbott's speechwriter about marriage equality. Called Faith, Love and Australia, the newly ...
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Will Kevin Rudd be Australia's pick for UN secretary-general?

ABC Online - ‎21 hours ago‎
Cabinet failed to decide, leaving Mr Turnbull to make a captain's pick - something he criticised when he replaced former prime minister Tony Abbott last year. "There must be an end to policy on the run and captain's calls," Mr Turnbull said in September.

Cause for cautious hope on climate policy

The Age - ‎12 hours ago‎
When Malcolm Turnbull snatched the leadership of the federal parliamentary Liberal Party back from Tony Abbott last September, it fuelled community hopes that our Prime Minister would moderate the government's position on a number of issues, including ...