Archive for posts tagged with 'Tony Abbott'

Brisbane fights for refugees

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Brisbane fights for refugees

Thousands of Brisbane residents are coming together to protest Australia’s treatment of refugees. The image of a…

Gay marriage

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How should the same-sex marriage debate be decided?

One way or another, the same-sex marriage debate is coming to a head. But how would you like to see the issue decided?…

Bronwyn Bishop’s Arrested Development

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Bronwyn Bishop’s Arrested Development

Disgraced speaker, Bronwyn Bishop stars in the latest episode of Arrested Development. ABC editor Huw Parkinson has…

Tony Abbott

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Australia’s most hated celebrities are…

An online survey has revealed Australia’s most loved and hated celebrities, and the results aren’t all…

Russell Brand wants to gay marry Tony Abbott ‘so hard’

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Russell Brand wants to gay marry Tony Abbott ‘so hard’

You don’t usually hear of marriage proposals being used as threats, but then again there’s nothing usual…

Bali Nine duo release statement from death row

Brisbane Extra

Bali Nine duo release statement from death row

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the two Australians awaiting execution in Indonesia for drug smuggling offences,…

Childcare

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Parents prioritise childcare over paid leave

Broken promises usually lead to outrage and disappointment, but Tony Abbott’s decision to dump the Paid Parental…

Tony Abbott

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Is it time for a leadership spill?

Forget about Katy Perry’s Superbowl halftime performance — Tony Abbott’s National Press Club speech was…

Prince Philip

Brisbane Extra

30 things you won’t believe Prince Philip actually said

Prince Philip has been awarded an Australian knighthood, so let’s take a look back at our newest knight’s…

The Queen and Prince Philip

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Should Prince Philip have been awarded a knighthood?

Social media lit up as soon as it was announced, and even some of Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s own colleagues…

Tony Abbott

Brisbane Extra

Put your iron out: The women of Australia thank Tony Abbott

When Tony Abbott said that repealing the carbon tax was his top achievement as the Minister for Women, you just knew…

Ben Elton

Brisbane Extra

Ben Elton slams our “absolutely evil” society

Ben Elton understands the power of words as well as anyone. The UK comedy legend — in town for the Brisbane run of his…

Vladimir Putin

Brisbane Extra

What did Vladimir Putin really think of Brisbane?

Our Prime Minister threatened to “shirtfront” him, the leaders of the free world gave him the cold…

Tony Abbott

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Your Say: Do you want another election?

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says the last thing voters want is another election. Is he right? Speaking to Adelaide…

Are our MPs giving up enough?

Brisbane Extra

Are our MPs giving up enough?

Tomorrow’s federal budget announcement has most of us bracing for the worst, but should these MPs be worried? The…

Kevin Rudd’s greatest hits

Brisbane Extra

Kevin Rudd’s greatest hits

Kevin Rudd has announced his retirement with a teary farewell and thanks to his family. So today we remember some of…