Joe Monks , Woodburn. I note an article in Crikey.com has highlighted the connection between coalition government policy and donations from the mining sector etc.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott will chair a meeting of CEOs from businesses around Australia as part of the government’s cyber security review.
Roma Newton, Kingscliff. We cannot afford, as a nation, to allow the ignorant prejudice of this misguided man to continue in the role of prime minister.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said he can imagine a future where the world no longer uses fossil fuels.
Bruce McQueen, Mt Burrell. From the cradle of democracy comes a shining light of hope for the rest of the world following last weekend's rejection of austerity by more than 60 per cent of the Greek people.
Who were the young Australians handpicked for an Oxford scholarship and why have they never disclosed the expansive generosity of the late Rene Rivkin and broadcaster Alan Jones?
Harald Ehrlich, Suffolk Park. I don’t understand our Don Quixote Prime Minister. Why doesn’t he like windmills? They have been around much longer than the coal fired power stations.
Our prime minister deals in absolutes. Coal is good for humanity – not some coal or some parts of humanity. No suggestion that coal can have its disadvantages, adverse consequences, to sully its benefits.
Labor has come under attack for stitching up a deal with the Coalition government to reduce the Renewable Energy Target. The Greens say the deal will mean fewer jobs and less clean energy on the north coast.
The government artfully managed to make much of the budget week conversation about an attack on working mothers. 'Double dipping’ has been mentioned over 9000 times in the media since last Monday,
Australia's ambassador to France reportedly offered to step down following an incident while greeting Prime Minister Tony Abbott in Paris on Anzac Day.
As the rest of the world accelerates their individual and collective push towards globally agreed climate targets, Australia is stubbornly refusing to budge, or even to acknowledge that there is an issue at all.
The Abbott government’s poor record on climate policy and action has been thrust into the international spotlight, after some of the world’s biggest economies questioned whether Australia’s emissions reduction targets were ambitious enough.
Leigh Ewbank, Friends of the Earth's renewable energy coordinator. New Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows the Abbott government's attack on renewable energy has cost the country 2,500 jobs since 2011-12.
Mike Baird, Australia’s most popular leader won a very comfortable majority. Even the celebrations seemed a little muted; there were desultory chants of 'four more years' but Baird’s neighbour and somewhat distant friend, Tony Abbott, was not in attendance.
If Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser had to die, it seemed only appropriate that they should do so within a few months of each other.
Just when you thought Abbott's had a good sledging of the most disadvantaged people in the community, now he's having a go at remote indigenous settlements. Mandy has a go right back at him. WATCH VIDEO
After a couple of frantic weeks, Tony Abbott’s bodyguards insist that the threat to his leadership has passed – or as he himself would probably prefer to describe it, it is dead, buried and cremated.
T. Sharples, Tweed Heads. Like a broken record, the last days of Tony Abbott will be painful.
Once more our prime minister has hit the international headlines, and once more for all the wrong reasons.
The sad part about the recent so-called challenge of Tony Abbott’s uninspiring leadership of the Australian democracy was the equally uninspiring total lack of guts exhibited by his Liberal opponent, Malcolm Turnbull.
Justine Elliot, MP for Richmond. People on the north coast have had enough of the Abbott Liberal-National government’s chaos and division.
Whatever happens in the Liberal Party, and everyone assumes that we will only have the pleasure of Abbott’s company for another few months, the chaos in the wider circles of the Right cannot be underestimated, writes Guy Rundle.
Yet another captain’s pick that hasn’t worked. Tony Abbott’s attempt to ambush the party room into a premature party room vote has produced the worst possible outcome for just about everyone except Bill Shorten.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has learnt his lesson after a controversial decision to award an Australian knighthood to Prince Philip, a senior minister says.