The rout in Queensland is shocking news for Tony Abbott. It will terrify federal backbenchers and further destabilise his leadership.
Queensland has a long history with uranium mining, and politicians would do well to heed it well for the betterment of the country.
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If Tony Abbott were risk averse, he wouldn’t have scheduled a National Press Club appearance for Monday. Or perhaps it was just another Abbott blind spot.
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For once, a celebrity says sorry in a way that could make the world a little bit better.
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