Tony Abbott ‘out of sync’ with modern Australian values, says George Brandis | Australia news

A war of words has broken out between the former prime minister Tony Abbott and Australia’s new high commissioner in London, George Brandis, with the two duking it out over simmering tensions within the Coalition between small-l liberals and conservatives. In an interview with Fairfax, Brandis said conservatives were engaged …

Tony Abbott on ABC breach: I’m not asking for an apology … but I should get one | Australia news

Tony Abbott says he’s not demanding an apology from the ABC because he’s “not that kind of person” but “ordinary decency” should prompt the national broadcaster to say sorry after a negative ruling by a media regulator. The Australian Communications and Media Authority has ruled that a news report by …

Banking royal commission: Tony Abbott calls for regulators to be sacked – live | Australia news

4.09am BST04:09 The husband and wife client of Mr E have still not received compensation, or even been contacted by AMP. Britt says that’s because the case has been moved into their “remediation” review. AMP has remediated clients of 14 advisers so far. “There are a number of advisers in …

Josh Frydenberg talks sharks, energy and Abbott

Josh Frydenberg talks sharks, energy and Abbott

Australian Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg. ENERGY Minister Josh Frydenberg came out swinging against former PM Tony Abbott last week — now, he talks those comments, the National Energy Guarantee and sharks on Miranda Live. Last week, a frustrated Mr Frydenberg took aim at the former leader over his undermining of …

Tony Abbott says Malcolm Turnbull has his ‘knickers in a twist’ over migration policy

Tony Abbott says Malcolm Turnbull has his ‘knickers in a twist’ over migration policy

Updated April 11, 2018 18:41:23 Former prime minister Tony Abbott has laid into Malcolm Turnbull and some senior members of the Government, accusing them of being “clever with words” and getting their “knickers in a twist” over a news report about Australia’s migration policy. Key points: Peter Dutton says he …

Man who headbutted Tony Abbott in Hobart jailed for at least two months

Man who headbutted Tony Abbott in Hobart jailed for at least two months

Updated April 09, 2018 15:20:55 Photo: Hobart DJ Astro Labe has said he was “six out of ten” drunk at the time he struck Mr Abbott. (ABC News: Scott Ross) The DJ who headbutted former prime minister Tony Abbott on the Hobart waterfront last year will spend at least two …

Man who headbutted Tony Abbott in Hobart jailed for at least two months

Man who headbutted Tony Abbott in Hobart jailed for at least two months

Updated April 09, 2018 14:52:39 Photo: Hobart DJ Astro Labe has said he was “six out of ten” drunk at the time he struck Mr Abbott. (ABC News: Scott Ross) The DJ who headbutted former prime minister Tony Abbott on the Hobart waterfront last year will spend at least two …

Malcolm Turnbull says he regrets making Newspoll comments before he rolled Tony Abbott

Malcolm Turnbull says he regrets making Newspoll comments before he rolled Tony Abbott

Updated April 09, 2018 12:36:33 Video: Malcolm Turnbull spoke briefly this morning about today’s Newspoll loss. (ABC News) On the day Malcolm Turnbull hit the benchmark of 30 consecutive Newspoll losses, he has admitted regret over using the figure when rolling Tony Abbott from the nation’s top job. This morning’s …

Tony Abbott dismisses Scott Morrison’s warning about new coal-fired power plants

Tony Abbott dismisses Scott Morrison’s warning about new coal-fired power plants

Posted April 04, 2018 19:36:34 Electricity from new coal-fired power plants would cost twice as much as power from existing coal power stations, Treasurer Scott Morrison has warned. However, former prime minister Tony Abbott said Mr Morrison made more sense when he brandished a lump of coal in Question Time …

Victoria’s Will Pucovski retires hurt after being hit by a bouncer from NSW’s Sean Abbott

Victoria’s Will Pucovski retires hurt after being hit by a bouncer from NSW’s Sean Abbott

Posted March 04, 2018 17:11:41 Photo: Will Pucovski (on ground) was helped from the field after being hit by a bouncer. (AAP: Tracey Nearmy) Victorian batsman Will Pucovski has been substituted out of the Sheffield Shield match against New South Wales after being hit on the head by a delivery …