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News

GetUp! Pulls Controversial Ad Featuring Abbott Impersonator

1 min read

GetUp! has pulled an ad featuring a Tony Abbott impersonator refusing to save a drowning person

Politics

Politics

Here's Some Other Infamous Times Politicians Dodged Questions

3 min read

Bill Shorten deflected a persistent line of questioning this week, but he's far from the first politician to bat away a curly question.

Politics

Politics

How Political Polls Work And Which Ones Actually Matter

4 min read

With election season in full swing, we're being assaulted with numerous poll numbers -- which one should you pay attention to?

Politics

Politics

Captain GetUp Deletes 'Gross' Video Dancing Against Zali Steggall Poster

3 min read

A conservative lobby group has blamed an "error" for a social media video depicting a superhero character gyrating against a poster of a female political candidate.

Politics

Politics

Yet Another Politician Has Eaten An Onion Voluntarily

3 min read

Tony Abbott's infamous and incredibly weird onion eating habits have been recreated, voluntarily, by a fellow Coalition MP on the campaign trail.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Budgie Smugglers Should Be Banned. Not Even Jude Law Can Pull Them Off.

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When someone asks me, “Do you support a ban on budgie smugglers?” I don’t even hesitate.

News

News

Conservative Lobby Group Hopes Captain GetUp Will Save The Day!

1 min read

Could GetUp’s kryptonite be an anti-GetUp mock superhero?

Politics

Politics

Abbott's Re-Election Campaign Held Functions At Golf Club With Chinese Communist Ties

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Despite being warned by ASIO that businessmen with ties to the Chinese Communist Party sought to influence Australian politics, Abbott held two fundraisers with party affiliates, a joint investigation has revealed.

Politics

Politics

Greenpeace Put Toilet Paper With Politicians’ Faces In Parliament House Bathrooms

1 min read

Anti-environment rhetoric from the government has been turned into toilet paper and dropped into Parliament House bathrooms in a secret operation from Greenpeace activists.

Sport

Sport

The Funniest Cricket-Themed Responses To Brett Lee's Tony Abbott Fanboy Vid

2 min read

When sportspeople play for Australia, the whole country cheers for them.

Politics

Politics

Tony Abbott's Unpaid Election Internships Referred To Fair Work Ombudsman

4 min read

Australia's workplace watchdog will be asked to investigate an internship scheme as part of Tony Abbott's election campaign, amid claims it may be "illegal".

Peter van Onselen

Peter van Onselen

Here's Why Tony Abbott Is Struggling To Keep His Seat In Parliament

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Democracy can be one hell of a leveller. John Howard found that out when, despite being Australia’s second longest serving Prime Minister, he lost his seat at the 2007 election – the first PM to do so since 1929.

AusVotes 2019

AusVotes 2019

Tony Abbott Could Win Because Too Many People Don't Want Him To

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A growing field of opponents are lining up to take on Tony Abbott -- but the Member for Warringah could be saved by the sheer number of people who want to battle him for his spot in parliament.

Politics

Politics

Olympian Zali Steggall Challenges Tony Abbott In Warringah

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Former world champion skiier Zali Steggall has announced she will contest Tony Abbott's seat of Warringah as an independent in the federal election.

News

News

The Internet Loses It After Someone Gets A Tattoo Of Tony Abbott

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A reddit user has received mixed reviews after posting a photo of his Tony Abbott tattoo

Views

Views

The Rotten Right Of The Liberals Is Getting Its Comeuppance

4 min read

The Wentworth by-election was a disaster. The landslide Victorian election loss is even worse.

Views

Views

The Government's Embarrassing Public Spats Are Doing It In

5 min read

The deep cracks in the Liberal Party have barely been papered over in recent weeks but they're already widening again, with a number of embarrassing public spats between senior members of the team.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Australia, I Beg You To Make The PM Shut Up About Onions

5 min read

I don’t know what it is about this country and onions, but it’s deeply disturbing.

Behrouz Boochani

Behrouz Boochani

I'm A Manus Detainee. Here's What Abbott And Hanson Need To Know

5 min read

Last week former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott praised Nauru in public by candidly calling it "a very pleasant island”.

News

News

'Nauru Is A Very Pleasant Island' And Other WTF Things Tony Abbott Has Said

4 min read

Australia's former Prime Minister seems to think adults and children asylum seekers on Nauru *really* are living in paradise.

Politics

Politics

Long Way Back For Liberals And Morrison, Polls Show

3 min read

The Coalition is still facing electoral wipeout under new PM Scott Morrison, but the polls are slowly moving in the right direction for the government.

News

News

No Kidding Around: Pollies and Children Just Don't Mix

2 min read

'Get the baby out of here'.

Politics

Politics

Tom Ballard Rants For Eight F*ck-Filled Minutes On Tonightly

2 min read

“F*ck the hypocrisy, the weakness and inertia on this issue".

Views

Views

Alas Poor Malcolm, We Didn't Know Him Well

5 min read

Too right-wing for Labor, too left-wing for the Liberals

Politics

Politics

What Does Tony Abbott's Special Envoy To Indigenous Affairs Role Even Mean?

4 min read

It certainly looks like Abbott is "back in favour".

Politics

Politics

'Ignorant' And 'Offensive' Tony Abbott Offered Indigenous Envoy Role

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Shadow Assistant Minister for Indigenous Affairs Pat Dodson has slammed the appointment.

Politics

Politics

Abbott's Sister Christine Forster Confirms Run For Turnbull's Seat

1 min read

With Turnbull leaving politics, the seat of Wentworth is up for grabs.

Politics

Politics

Today, One Of These People Will Be Your PM

3 min read

Place your damn bets.

Politics

Politics

Dutton Lost Today, But History Says He'll Win The Next One

3 min read

We're perfectly following the script of other famous leadership coups.

Politics

Politics

Jenny Macklin Yells The Question We're All Wondering

1 min read

It was loud enough to wake the "dead man walking."

Politics

Politics

Is It On? Maybe! Here's Why

4 min read

Energy prices and climate change. It's a familiar story.

Politics

Politics

Explained: Australia's Energy Problem Is About Power, Paris And Prices

5 min read

It's about prices, Paris and power in politics.