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A quarter of a century later, Tony Abbott clings on in a Liberal heartland

A quarter of a century later, Tony Abbott clings on in a Liberal heartland

Tony Abbott is one of the longest serving MPs in Parliament, and his opponents are exploiting the 'it's time' factor.

  • by Michael Koziol

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Tony Abbott backs away from infamous 'Islamophobia hasn't killed anyone' remark
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Tony Abbott backs away from infamous 'Islamophobia hasn't killed anyone' remark

"I wouldn't repeat now what I said in an interview then because even if it might have been correct then it's certainly not right today."

  • by Michael Koziol
Ardern is a leader for our times, and we should follow her example
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Opinion

Ardern is a leader for our times, and we should follow her example

In Australia we need to make a choice between the politics of hate and division, or inclusiveness and unity.

  • by Peter FitzSimons
Advance Australia, the conservative GetUp!, comes to Tony Abbott's rescue
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Advance Australia, the conservative GetUp!, comes to Tony Abbott's rescue

"The pace of change in Australia is not being supported by the mainstream voter," the group's founder, Gerard Benedet, says.

  • by Max Koslowski
Coal or renewables: Which is cheaper?
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Coal or renewables: Which is cheaper?

Tony Abbott’s insistence last week that coal is a cheaper energy source than renewables irked many, chief among them Mr Abbott’s prime ministerial successor Malcolm Turnbull who tweeted that such logic was “innumerate idiocy”. So who is right?

  • by Nicole Hasham
Climate change top of voters' minds in NSW election
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Climate change top of voters' minds in NSW election

Most voters will consider climate change and environmental protection when deciding how to vote.

  • by Alexandra Smith
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Departure of Turnbull and Bishop not just about Abbott's ouster
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Departure of Turnbull and Bishop not just about Abbott's ouster

Turnbull's ascension took place due to forces within the Liberal Party who used him as a vehicle to address the polls.

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Why can't we be friendly? Agreeing to disagree with Tony Abbott
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Opinion

Why can't we be friendly? Agreeing to disagree with Tony Abbott

The response to a picture with the former prime minister last week was fascinating.

  • by Peter FitzSimons
Is Tony Abbott's time up?
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Is Tony Abbott's time up?

Fired-up locals in Sydney's Warringah electorate have joined forces with one goal: to boot the former prime minister out of Federal Parliament.

  • by Jane Cadzow
Morrison government hit by new internal dispute over coal
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Morrison government hit by new internal dispute over coal

Policy gulf is being blamed for the government delay in deciding support for a shortlist of new projects.

  • by David Crowe
Tony Abbott's Paris backflip reveals the emptiness of last year's leadership madness
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Tony Abbott's Paris backflip reveals the emptiness of last year's leadership madness

It has always been personal. There has never been any high philosophy in this naked struggle for power.

  • by David Crowe