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Tony Abbott wants back in

Mr Abbott wants a cabinet job to stop him being a ‘wrecker’

Tony Abbott wants back in

Tony Abbott has requested the Indigenous Affairs portfolio to stop him being a ‘wrecker’.

Is gun reform back on the agenda?

Is gun reform back on the agenda?

Is gun reform back on the agenda?

The Prime Minister has been criticised for buying a vote with a shotgun.

Safe Schools program still under attack

Safe Schools program still under attack

Safe Schools program still under attack

School program aimed at tackling homophobia labelled a “disgrace”.

Tony out, Malcolm in

Tony out, Malcolm in

Tony out, Malcolm in

In a dramatic day in Australian politics, Tony Abbott has been replaced as PM.

Leadership spill on the cards?

Leadership spill on the cards?

Leadership spill on the cards?

A turbulent term as PM may end sooner rather than later for Tony Abbott.

Joe Hockey on shaky ground?

Joe Hockey on shaky ground?

Joe Hockey on shaky ground?

Joe Hockey’s days as Treasurer could be numbered.

PM falls in polls

federal politics, polls, preferred leader, tony abbott, malcolm turnbull

PM falls in polls

It’s been a tough first week in Parliament for the Prime Minister.

No conscience vote for LNP

No conscience vote for LNP

No conscience vote for LNP

A lengthy Coalition party room meeting confirms opposition to same sex marriage.

Abbott out of touch on renewables

Abbott out of touch on renewables

Abbott out of touch on renewables

An Oxfam report shows that coal is not, in fact, good for humanity.

Super changes to tax free income

Super changes to tax free income

Super changes to tax free income

ASFA and Westpac are pushing for limits on tax-free superannuation incomes in retirement.

Bill’s Budget reply

Bill’s Budget reply

Bill’s Budget reply

Bill Shorten has given his response to Joe Hockey’s 2015/16 Budget, with education, small business, ...

Greens leadership shake up

Greens leadership shake up

Greens leadership shake up

Christine Milne has stepped down as Greens leader.

RSL takes aim at Abbott

RSL takes aim at Abbott

RSL takes aim at Abbott

The RSL and Tony Abbott are at loggerheads over proposed changes to veterans’ pensions.

Dr Karl pulls out of the IGR

Dr Karl pulls out of the IGR

Dr Karl pulls out of the IGR

Dr Karl has withdrawn support for government’s ‘flawed’ Intergenerational Report.

No vaccination – no pay

No vaccination – no pay

No vaccination – no pay

The growing support for the anti-vaccination movement is putting the lives of many at risk.

NSW election win good for PM

NSW election win good for PM

NSW election win good for PM

The results are in – the Liberals win the NSW election and the Aussie’s win ...

Abbott to ‘pocket your pension’

Abbott to ‘pocket your pension’

Abbott to ‘pocket your pension’

Labor have commenced a campaign to lobby against changes to the Age Pension.

Future of mental health uncertain

Future of mental health uncertain

Future of mental health uncertain

Funding of over 70 mental health organisations is uncertain.

Government gives back your money

Government gives back your money

Government gives back your money

Abbott Government to reverse legislation moving ‘inactive’ account balances to ASIC.

Coalition pushes pension review

Government pushes pension review

Coalition pushes pension review

The offer of an independent review into pension rates is nothing more than lip service ...

Backbenchers target pension cuts

 Backbenchers target pension cuts

Backbenchers target pension cuts

A group of liberal backbenchers are pushing to scrap planned cuts to the pension.

Protect the Age Pension

Protect the Age Pension

Protect the Age Pension

Hold Mr.Abbott to his promise that there would be "no changes to pensions".

Abbott safe as PM, for now

Abbott safe as PM, for now

Abbott safe as PM, for now

Positive poll results seem to have secured Tony Abbott’s position as Prime Minister.

AMA calls on PM to fix Medicare

AMA calls on PM to fix Medicare

AMA calls on PM to fix Medicare

The AMA has called on Tony Abbott to review his unpopular health policies.

Spill motion voted down

Spill motion voted down

Spill motion voted down

Tony Abbott’s leadership of his party remains intact with 61 Liberal MPs and senators voting ...

Poll shows PM's dip in popularity

Poll shows PM’s dip in popularity

Poll shows PM's dip in popularity

The latest poll indicates that Tony Abbott is losing his grip on the top job.

The PM, the Press Club & pensions

The PM, the Press Club & pensions

The PM, the Press Club & pensions

PM faces National Press Club to spell out agenda for families and small business.

To the polls in the Sunshine State

To the polls in the Sunshine State

To the polls in the Sunshine State

To the polls in the Sunshine State.

Devaluing the Honours List

Devaluing the Honours List

Devaluing the Honours List

One has served his Queen and country; the other is simply married to the Queen.

Health system in turmoil

Health system in turmoil

Health system in turmoil

The scrapping of Medicare rebate cuts suggests a health system in turmoil.

PM on board with IS rebrand

PM on board with IS rebrand

PM on board with IS rebrand

Prime Minister Tony Abbott to refer to death cult as DAESH – a name it ...

GST on food, health and education

GST on food, health and education

GST on food, health and education

Australians could find GST levied on fresh food, health and education.

Word of the year 2014

Word of the year 2014

Word of the year 2014

Find out what is the National Dictionary Centre official word of the year.

Poor ranking heats climate debate

Poor ranking heats climate debate

Poor ranking heats climate debate

Australia is the worst-performing nation when it comes to climate action.

Victorian election a warning to PM

Victorian election a warning to PM

Victorian election a warning to PM

The results of the Victorian State Election may be a warning to the Federal Government.

$7 GP co-payment on chopping block

$7 GP co-payment on chopping block

$7 GP co-payment on chopping block

Tony Abbott has all but walked away from his government’s $7 GP co-payment proposal.

ABC to suffer more cuts

ABC to suffer more cuts

ABC to suffer more cuts

The ABC is set to lose an additional $50 million following government cuts.

World leaders in the hot seat

World leaders in the hot seat

World leaders in the hot seat

What are the outcomes of the G20 summit which was held in Brisbane over the ...

Abbott, Shorten tied for PM vote

Abbott, Shorten tied for PM vote

Abbott, Shorten tied for PM vote

Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten are tied as preferred Prime Minister.

Direct Action to pass the Senate

Direct Action to pass the Senate

Direct Action to pass the Senate

The Federal Government’s $2.55 billion Direct Action climate plan will pass the Senate.

Ebola affected visa ban

Ebola affected visa ban

Ebola affected visa ban

No visas will be issued to those travelling from Ebola-infected countries.

Bishop burqa ban backflip

Bishop burqa ban backflip

Bishop burqa ban backflip

The controversial ban on the burqa in Parliament House has been reversed by Speaker Bronwyn ...

Clean power to the people

Clean power to the people

Clean power to the people

National Divestment Day saw many Australians moving money from companies which profit from fossil fuels.

Parliamentary burqa ban

Parliamentary burqa ban

Parliamentary burqa ban

Within a week, ASIO may ban people from wearing a burqa into Parliament House.

Islam is not IS

Islam is not IS

Islam is not IS

Australian Imams say there is nothing Islamic about IS actions.

One year on

One year on

One year on

Tony Abbott has taken a reflective look over the last year and promised to help ...

Tony Abbott's first year

Tony Abbott's first year

Tony Abbott's first year

Why not watch this video on how others have perceived Tony Abbott's first year?

Australia to send weapons to Iraq

Australia to send weapons to Iraq

Australia to send weapons to Iraq

Tony Abbott has agreed to Australia delivering arms and munitions to Kurdish forces in Iraq.

Abbott to bill for fund raiser

Abbott to bill for fund raiser

Abbott to bill for fund raiser

Tony Abbott admitted to scheduling a meeting to justify attending a private function.

Metadata and privacy changes

Metadata and privacy changes

Metadata and privacy changes

We explain what metadata is and what the proposed changes will mean for your privacy.

Pensioners will pay

Pensioners will pay

Pensioners will pay

Pensioners will not be exempt from paying the $7 GP co-payment.

Julie Bishop a “complete fool”

Julie Bishop a “complete fool”

Julie Bishop a “complete fool”

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has been described as a “complete fool”.

The carbon tax is here to stay

The carbon tax is here to stay

The carbon tax is here to stay

The Senate yesterday voted to reject the carbon tax repeal.

What will really change today?

What will really change today?

What will really change today?

Discover exactly which budget items will take effect today.

PM writes pensioners a letter

PM writes pensioners a letter

PM writes pensioners a letter

The Prime Minister has taken time to write to each and every pensioner to explain ...

Call to drop GP fee for pensioners

Call to drop GP fee for pensioners

Call to drop GP fee for pensioners

Former policy consultant to Tony Abbott has called for the fee to be dropped.

Bolt ‘deranged’ says Turnbull

Bolt ‘deranged’ says Turnbull

Bolt ‘deranged’ says Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull has called Andrew Bolt ‘deranged’ and ‘unhinged’.

PM’s daughter received scholarship

PM’s daughter received scholarship

PM’s daughter received scholarship

The PM’s daughter received a scholarship after being recommended...

A fair budget?

A fair budget?

A fair budget?

Research shows poorest contribute the most.

Bill’s Budget response

Bill’s Budget response

Bill’s Budget response

Bill Shorten delivered a stinging attack on the Abbott Government’s first budget last night.

The Coalition breaks key promises

The Coalition breaks key promises

The Coalition breaks key promises

Several key Coalition promises were broken in Tuesday’s budget.

Federal Budget 2014 summary

Federal Budget 2014 summary

Federal Budget 2014 summary

Find out what made it in and what was simply deemed too unpalatable.

Our budget black hole

Our budget black hole

Our budget black hole

Fixing the budget black hole.

Ageing population not a burden

Ageing population not a burden

Ageing population not a burden

The increasing cost of the Age Pension is not due to demographic ageing.

Australia spends big on defence

Australia spends big on defence

Australia spends big on defence

Australia has purchased 58 new Joint Strike Fighters at a cost of $12.4 billion.

Jamie says Kev took us backwards

Jamie says Kev took us backwards

Jamie says Kev took us backwards

Businessman, James Packer, says Tony all go, but Rudd no go.

The return of knights and dames

The return of knights and dames

The return of knights and dames

Australia will once again have knights and dames.

Equity in retirement

Equity in retirement

Equity in retirement

US President Barack Obama said “let’s do more about retirement”.

Union corruption royal commission

Union corruption royal commission

Union corruption royal commission

A royal commission into corruption in the unions is expected to get the go-ahead today.

Shorten calls Abbott a “oncer”

Shorten calls Abbott a “oncer”

Shorten calls Abbott a “oncer”

Bill Shorten has declared that Labor can win the next federal election.

$1.2 billion more for schools

$1.2 billion more for schools

$1.2 billion more for schools

Today the Federal Government has announced $1.2 billion in new funding for schools

Labor are new favourites

Labor are new favourites

Labor are new favourites

The most rapid recovery ever achieved by a Federal Opposition after losing an election

Australia donates ships to Sri Lanka

Australia donates ships to Sri Lanka

Australia donates ships to Sri Lanka

In the battle to stop illegal boats, Australia has called on more assistance from Sri ...

Parliament returns

Parliament returns

Parliament returns

Today Parliament opens for the first time since the Federal Election.

War is over

War is over

War is over

The 12-year war in Afghanistan, the longest Australia has ever been involved in, is finally ...

Abbott victory a shoo-in

Abbott victory a shoo-in

Abbott victory a shoo-in

Next week will see Tony Abbott sworn in as Prime Minister – so what will ...

Can we trust the polls?

Can we trust the polls?

Can we trust the polls?

Are Neilson and Newspoll giving inaccurate polling results?

Tony’s baby blowout

Tony’s baby blowout

Tony’s baby blowout

Tony Abbott’s $5.5 billion Paid Parental Leave (PPL) scheme slugs retirees.

The leaderless country*

The leaderless country

The leaderless country*

Meaningless debate and suppository gaffe confirm we are indeed leaderless.

Budget spending locked in for a decade

Budget spending locked in for a decade

Budget spending locked in for a decade

Spending on education and DisabilityCare could be locked in for the next ten years

$150K women of calibre

$150K women of calibre

$150K women of calibre

The past 24 hours has seen many attacks on Tony Abbott’s PPL scheme

Who’s really rotten?

Who’s really rotten?

Who’s really rotten?

An email from the Liberal Party claims “40,000 illegal arrivals under Labor”

NDIS levy to go to election

NDIS levy to go to election

NDIS levy to go to election

Julia Gillard, Tony Abbott and the NDIS argy-bargy.

Election 2013

Tony Abbott and Julia Gillard face off in the 2013 Australian Federal Election

Election 2013

Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced 14 September as the date for this year’s election

Polls apart – not any more

Polls apart – not any more

Polls apart – not any more

For the last six polls in a row, the Labor leader’s approval rating has been ...

Dole bludgers bleed millions from taxpayers

Dole bludgers bleed millions from taxpayers

Dole bludgers bleed millions from taxpayers

Recently released figures show that 105 Victorians have been out of work for more than ...

Electricity is overpriced

Electricity is overpriced

Electricity is overpriced

Even the Prime Minister thinks that Australian energy costs are excessive.

Dr No stays true to form

Blog, Tony Abbott, Opposition Budget Response, Dr No, Prime Minister, Kaye Fallick

Dr No stays true to form

The traditional reason for a budget reply speech is to talk to the budget. Not ...

Scrapper Abbott

Tony Abbott, Scrapping Legislation, Promises, Federal Government, Labor, Health Rebate Means Tests, Carbon Tax, Mining Tax

Scrapper Abbott

In the last three Federal elections I have voted Liberal, which means I voted ...

Argy-bargy politics

Heather Ridout, Tony Abbott, Canberra, Australia, Politics, politicians, issues

Argy-bargy politics

Heather Ridout has nailed it. I think we are all fed up ...

Time for Mr. Abbott to put up or shut up.

Time for Mr. Abbott to put up or shut up.

Time for Mr. Abbott to put up or shut up.

In Australia, the carbon tax is one of the most hotly debated topics in ...

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