Tony Abbott

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The Tampa affair, 20 years on: the ship that capsized Australia’s refugee policy
When a Norwegian freighter rescued 433 asylum seekers from a sinking vessel en route to Christmas Island, it sparked a crisis that led to hardline border policies and indelibly shifted the response to boat arrivals

Ben Doherty

21, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Tony Abbott at odds with Scott Morrison over vaccine mandates for business
Abbott says decisions on mandates should be made by government, not judges, and backs easing lockdowns at 50% vaccination

Paul Karp

13, Aug, 2021 @2:42 AM

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Coalition to spend $19,000 to send Tony Abbott on trade mission to India
Former Australian prime minister has signed a conflict of interest declaration due to his role as a trade adviser to the UK government

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

01, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Johnson may block Chinese takeover of UK’s largest computer chip maker
Post-Brexit trade adviser Tony Abbott ‘heartened’ by review into takeover of Newport Wafer Fab

Aubrey Allegretti

27, Jul, 2021 @5:04 PM

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Great Barrier Reef timeline: decades of damage and Australia’s fight to stop ‘in danger’ listing
How a series of mass coral bleaching events linked to rising sea temperatures prompted calls for action ahead of world heritage committee meeting

Adam Morton

22, Jun, 2021 @8:53 AM

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Peta Credlin lands Queen’s birthday honour for her work with Tony Abbott
Sky News host and former chief of staff to prime minister receives Officer of the Order of Australia, the latest in a series of controversial recipients

Naaman Zhou

13, Jun, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Tony Abbott said Biloela family could have a case to be settled in Australia, documents reveal
Former prime minister wrote to immigration minister in 2019 suggesting family had integrated and could be granted residency

Josh Taylor

11, Jun, 2021 @8:41 AM

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Turnbull tells Senate inquiry Rupert Murdoch admitted ‘crazy agenda’ to restore Abbott as leader
‘I had a direct conversation with Rupert’ about Lachlan Murdoch-backed plan, former Australian PM tells inquiry

Amanda Meade

12, Apr, 2021 @7:10 AM

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Scott Morrison recites from God Save the Queen after death of Prince Philip
Australian prime minister says he hopes Queen Elizabeth will ‘find great comfort in your faith and your family’

Luke Henriques-Gomes and Ben Smee

10, Apr, 2021 @1:07 AM

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Sky News dumped in the regions as Win welcomes Nine | Weekly Beast
Credlin, Bolt and Jones displaced on the regional broadcaster. Plus: News Corp’s Campbell Reid on ‘provocative opinions’

Amanda Meade

19, Mar, 2021 @1:37 AM

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Johannes Leak awarded $40,000 commission for Tony Abbott's official portrait
Controversial News Corp cartoonist, who has drawn criticism for his depictions of Kamala Harris and others, commissioned to paint former PM’s official portrait

Amy Remeikis and Paul Karp

09, Feb, 2021 @4:45 AM

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Tony Abbott attacks coronavirus 'hysteria' and 'health despotism' in IPA video
Former Liberal prime minister says Australia has ‘imported fads like sports stars taking a knee’ from overseas

Paul Karp

26, Jan, 2021 @3:57 AM

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