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 …

George Brandis tears Achilles, delaying start as high commissioner to UK

George Brandis tears Achilles, delaying start as high commissioner to UK

Posted March 22, 2018 11:29:09 Australia could be without a chief diplomat in London for several weeks due to incoming high commissioner George Brandis tearing his Achilles. The current High Commissioner Alexander Downer is due to leave his post on April 4 and has been farewelled in London by high-profile …