News and interviews on Tony Abbott including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Monday, 02 July 2012
Thanks to the Greens' position on asylum seekers and a high carbon price, Tony Abbott is set to cruise into government with a large margin and a mandate to repeal the carbon tax.
Friday, 29 June 2012
The uncertainty around the carbon tax is bad enough. More uncertainty would be worse.
Wednesday, 27 June 2012
The consumer watchdog is warning businesses that display an anti-carbon tax poster being distributed by Tony Abbott's office could be in breach of the law and face a fine of up to $6,600.
Friday, 08 June 2012
The Grattan Institute says broadening GST and increasing workforce participation for women and older Australians are the three reforms the Federal Government should be prioritising.
Friday, 25 May 2012
Myer chief executive Bernie Brookes has defended his move to lower the full-year profit guidance for the company.
Tuesday, 22 May 2012
Qantas restructures after cutting 500 jobs; while Abbott calls the Thomson affair a revolting spectacle.
A Sydney medical co-operative has been placed into administration.
Friday, 11 May 2012
The Council of Small Business Australia says Tony Abbott understands what small business wants from government.
Monday, 07 May 2012
Just when you thought Clive Palmer couldn't get any larger than life, he goes and decides to rebuild the Titanic.
Wednesday, 12 October 2011
Business needs to get on with the job of preparing for the carbon tax. The threat of repealing the tax only adds uncertainty.
Friday, 16 September 2011
Tony Abbott is spending a lot of time visiting SMEs. It’s let him look like a man of action. But what are his other motivations?
Friday, 13 May 2011
The Opposition has defended the lack of detail in its budget response to the Parliament last night, saying the Coalition will deliver more details down the track.
Thursday, 12 May 2011
The ALP is courting danger with its new policy for contractors, which was made on flimsy research – and if Tony Abbott grasps the issue he just might be our next PM.
Thursday, 27 January 2011
Julia Gillard is set to push ahead with plans to introduce an increase to the Medicare levy to help offset the cost of the devastating floods in Queensland.
A levy to fund flood rebuilding is simply not needed. The federal budget could easily handle the reconstruction, but only if both sides of politics get over their dogmatic, irrational commitment to budget surpluses.
Thursday, 11 November 2010
The former Prime Minister warns on Labor's new 'interventionist' industrial relations regime and explains how Labor can get the green vote back.
Wednesday, 27 October 2010
NAB cash earnings increase, Virgin Blue chief confident about joint venture plans, Australian sharemarket flat and Ford posts a higher-than-expected profit in the US
Wednesday, 15 September 2010
Tony Abbott has given Malcolm Turnbull possibly the worst job in the parliament. As the NBN is inexorably rolled out, his job will be to sit on the sidelines jeering.
Thursday, 09 September 2010
Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott address their party rooms, welcoming new party MPs and receiving formal confirmation that they will continue in the top job.
It will be a great disservice to Australia if the reforms flowing from the Henry tax review take as long to achieve as the round of reforms started in 1985. Tony Abbott can do much to make it happen.