A battle is underway to end Tony Abbott's 25-year political career The former PM had a simple wish, but it wasn't granted. What happened next has raised three big questions over his future. Brisbane Times 2 days ago Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age
'Bit of turbulence': Bad blood fuelled preselection protest vote, Tony Abbott says The former PM says the ousting of Malcolm Turnbull upset progressive party members in his electorate of Warringah. Brisbane Times 4 days ago Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age
Rudd and Abbott go head to head
Kevin Rudd, the Australian prime minister, and Tony Abbott, the opposition leader, held their first televised debate of the election campaign. The FT's David Pilling examines the debate.
Financial Times - 2 weeks ago 02:54
Australia's climate wars: a decade of dithering
From John Howard's promise to introduce an emissions trading system in October 2007 to Malcolm Turnbull's dumping of the emissions reduction target from the national energy guarantee in August 2018,..
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Kevin Rudd becomes Australia prime minister again
After delivering the killer blow to Julia Gillard, Kevin Rudd is once again Prime Minister of Australia. Whether he can use his famed campaigning skills to overturn Tony Abbott and the Liberal Party's..
Financial Times - on August 23, 2018 02:52
Tense meeting was Turnbull fallout: Abbott People upset about the removal of Malcolm Turnbull as prime minister were responsible for unrest at Tony Abbott's preselection meeting, the Warringah MP says. SBS 4 days ago
Tony Abbott given free rein on Indigenous role Prime Minister Scott Morrison has promised to give Tony Abbott "free rein" in his new role as special envoy for Indigenous affairs. SBS 5 days ago Liberal Party releases Tony Abbott preselection result to head off damaging internal conflict The NSW Liberal Party says the former prime minister received 68 per cent support in his controversial preselection. Brisbane Times 6 days ago Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age
Call to reveal numbers for Tony Abbott's seat Former Liberal Party leader Tony Abbott may have his preselection election numbers known, with the party president seeing no reason for the secrecy. SBS 6 days ago
'This will be Abbott's last term': How the tide turned against former PM in Warringah It was the night the base struck back, insiders say, as pressure mounts on the Liberal Party to release the results of a secret ballot which saw Tony Abbott confirmed as the candidate for Warringah. Brisbane Times 1 week ago Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age
Preselection shock shatters the delusion that Abbott speaks for the Liberal Party 'base' Tony Abbott has the endorsement to fight the next election but is now on notice. Brisbane Times 1 week ago Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald Tony Abbott survives shock challenge but may have secured just 55 per cent of vote Tony Abbott has been rocked by an unprecedented challenge to his 25-year career in federal Parliament. Brisbane Times 1 week ago Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald