Tony Abbott - a love affair

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According to the think tank, Tony Abbott has "one of the worst senses of public relations of any prime minister in recent Australian history. Pre Election, Australian Politics, Tony Abbott, News Us, Western World, Two Faces, New Politics, Love Affair, Prime Minister
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US think tank asks 'Is Tony Abbott the most incompetent leader of any industrialised democracy?'

Analyst concludes 'a country that for decades has punched above its weight on nearly every international issue surely can do much better for a prime minister'.

Yet…every year the Australian Government spends billions of taxpayer dollars on fossil fuel subsidies He proudly killed the working carbon price Coalition Government, Tony Abbott, Love Affair, Survival Prepping, New Day, Sentences, Fails, Environment, Jokes
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15 Of Tony Abbott’s Most Epic Environmental Fails

A year ago Australia elected a conservative Coalition government. So far we know the PM can’t stand trees, fresh air and sunshine. He's doing it wrong.

Here’s All The Times Tony Abbott Screwed Up, Got Yelled At Or Was Generally Terrible In 2014 Curb Your Enthusiasm, Last Week Tonight, Weekend Work, Tony Abbott, John Oliver, Island Nations, Screwed Up, Love Affair, Acting
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Tony Abbott lambasted on US TV show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Last Week Tonight, Tony Abbott, John Oliver, Love Affair, Tv Shows, Mens Sunglasses, Man Sunglasses, Men's Sunglasses, Tv Series
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Tony Abbott lambasted on US TV show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Tony Abbott, You don't know how much of a dick he is until you put all his gaffs in one place.

The cancellation of the carbon tax was probably inevitable once Tony Abbott became Liberal leader. Political Opinion, Politics, Pre Election, Tony Abbott, John Oliver, Change Background, Baywatch, Two Faces, Big Money
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Tony Abbott battles the future by axing carbon tax

Australia is in a climate coma. The bitter five-year political tussle over carbon pricing has left us numb and weary of the debate.

Cuts to the ABC will cost jobs: Scott Ludlam Tony Abbott, Love Affair, Stand Up, Olympics, Mens Sunglasses, Public, This Or That Questions, Youtube, Style
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Cuts to the ABC will cost jobs: Scott Ludlam

Jobs losses, increased advertising and program cuts are on the way for the ABC and SBS after Malcolm Turnbull announced $308m to the public broadcasters.

Australian dollar swings wildly after RBA cash rate cut Climate Change Denial, Australian News, What Is Human, World Leaders, Data Science, Natural Disasters, Workplace, Checks Online
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Government issues renewables death warrant

Unpopular stance: Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop at the UN. Tony Abbott, Love Affair, Climate Change, New York, Australia, News, New York City, Nyc
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Australia's climate stance savagely condemned at New York summit

Nations big and small have condemned approaches such as those of Australia to climate change.

The TEN moments Prime Minister Tony Abbott would rather forget from his first year in office Tony Abbott, Love Affair, Prime Minister, Forget, In This Moment, News
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The TEN forgettable moments of PM Tony Abbott's first year in office

From winking about a 67-year-old sex worker to bringing back the budgie smugglers - it's been a bumpy first year for Tony Abbott.

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Team Abbott rattled by loose cannon salvoes

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has slapped down senior frontbencher Eric Abetz for suggesting a link exists between abortion and breast cancer, while Liberal MPs rounded on the Employment Minister's comments labelling them as ''bullshit'' and backed the medical science.

Implicit in the announcement of this latest, money-saving, “dividend” of stopping the boats is a stark admission of policy incoherence. Political Opinion, Political News, Politics, Tony Abbott, Morrisons, New Green, Love Affair, Asylum, Banks
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Asylum seekers in limbo on high seas

More than 150 asylum seekers whose boat was intercepted near Christmas Island more than two weeks ago are being held behind locked doors on a customs ship in rooms without windows on the high seas, with no clue to where they are or where the Abbott government plans to take them.

Liberal Party polling found that 72 per cent want same-sex marriage legalised, while 77 per cent think Coalition MPs should be granted a conscience vote on the matter. Liberal Party, Tony Abbott, On The Issues, Love Affair, Political News, Equality, Marriage, Politics, Social Equality
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Poll shows growing support for same-sex marriage

Support among Australians for same-sex marriage and for a conscience vote on the issue in the Coalition has reached an all-time high, according to a survey by the Liberal Party's own pollster.

Asylum seekers could be sent back to their home country if they face a less than 50 per cent chance of death or torture on their return under sweeping changes to migration policy in Australia. Tony Abbott, Love Affair, Death, Asylum, Face, Numbers, News, Faces

Immigration Minister can't limit protection visa numbers: High Court

The High Court has ruled the immigration minister can't arbitrarily limit the number of protection visas he issues each year.

Climate unity dealt blow as Australia and Canada put business first << Harper and Abbott, cut from the same cloth made on an old damaged loom. Environmental Studies, Tony Abbott, Love Affair, Climate Change, Unity, Politics, Canada, Australia, Business

Tony Abbott’s ‘Canadia’ slip echoed by his political bestie, Canada’s PM Stephen Harper


The government has edged closer to abolishing Labor's climate change laws with a vote to axe the carbon tax set to happen as soon as Wednesday. Tony Abbott, Two Faces, Love Affair, Political News, Axe, Environment, Politics, Future, Too Faced
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Abbott axe poised to fall on carbon tax

The government has edged closer to abolishing Labor's climate change laws with a vote to axe the carbon tax set to happen as soon as Wednesday.

Fertility awareness should be taught in sex ed << Abso-freaking-lutely all girls should be taught this in sex ed, before they reach menarche. Last Day Of School, Back To School, High School, Starting Kindergarten, Kindergarten Classroom, School Classroom, Auditory Processing Disorder, Education Reform, Education Policy

School chaplains or counsellors?

School funding has taken a big hit in the federal budget but funding for school chaplains will be maintained at a cost of $245 million over the next four years.