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Op-Ed: Toxic Abbott legacy now the issue as new PM Turnbull takes over

Sydney - Tony Abbott is the latest to find out how many knives can fit in to a conservative leader’s back as new PM Malcolm Turnbull takes over. Abbott, perhaps best known overseas for his viral “suppository of wisdom” comment, was polling disastrously.

Big game hunters could soon be bagging crocs in Australia

Australia's iconic saltwater crocodiles have enjoyed protected status for 40 years, and the population of "salties" has grown prodigiously because of this safety net. But it's possibly this all could change, if Nigel Scullion has his way.

Op-Ed: U.S. think tank CFR calls for removal of Australian PM Abbott

Sydney - American think tanks rarely make undiplomatic statements. Australians woke up this morning to find that a peak think tank called the Council for Foreign Relations (CFR) was saying that the Australian Prime Minister should be removed.

Australia will help Iraq smash ISIL: Abbott

Australia will step up its efforts to fight extremism in the Middle East, with Prime Minister Tony Abbott committing to “do everything we reasonably can” to help “knock off ISIL” during a surprise diplomatic mission to Baghdad.

Government permanently bans super trawlers in Australian waters

Super trawlers are now permanently banned in Australian waters, the federal government announced last Wednesday. Australia's Labor government issued temporary bans on these trawlers two years ago, and this was re-endorsed by Tony Abbott last March.

Australia's PM denies buying Facebook 'likes'

The Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott, says that his increased Facebook popularity in India is due to his appearance with India's leader, Narendra Modi.

Op-Ed: Will the Australian gov't destroy the Great Barrier Reef?

After just three months in office, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is showing greed and ignorance are alive and well in the land down under.

No science minister in new Australian government

The incoming Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott, has not appointed a science minister. This means that Australia will be without a minister for science or technology for the first time since 1931.

Australians elect conservative Tony Abbott as Prime Minister

Brisbane - A record 15 million people in Australia’s 23 million population voted in favour of conservatives giving the Labor party led by Kevin Rudd one of its worst-ever defeats in Australian national elections, according to reports.

Op-Ed: Tense Australian election heats up, fast

Sydney - While polls predict a Coalition victory over the Labor government, this is an anything but simple election. The campaigns have turned into minefields for some candidates, and the issues are very sticky.

Op-Ed: ‘Suppository of wisdom’ hits Australian politics

Sydney - The Opposition Tony Abbott hit one of the all-time outtakes with a media statement: “Nobody is the suppository of all wisdom.” Reassuring as that is, and democratic, too, Mr. Abbott is now the butt of a lot of jokes.
 

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Malcolm Turnbull has ousted Tony Abbott to become Prime Minister of Australia.
Malcolm Turnbull has ousted Tony Abbott to become Prime Minister of Australia.
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The Hon. Tony Abbott MP - Federal Leader of the Opposition chats to the congregation after the servi...
The Hon. Tony Abbott MP - Federal Leader of the Opposition chats to the congregation after the service.
The Hon. Tony Abbott MP - Federal Leader of the Opposition. Bible reading: 1 Samuel 8:10-22.
The Hon. Tony Abbott MP - Federal Leader of the Opposition. Bible reading: 1 Samuel 8:10-22.

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