Mr Abbott

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Mr Abbott said : "Poor maintenance, and poor communication caused an incident that nearly killed this man," External link

voxy Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "We have the ability to keep businesses open and move our economy forward so that Texans can continue to earn a paycheck, but it requires each of us to do our part to protect one another -- and that means wearing a face covering in public spaces," External link

qt Saturday, July 4, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Wearing a face covering will help us to keep Texas open for business. " External link

msn-uk Friday, July 3, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Wearing a face covering will help us to keep Texas open for business. " External link

themirror Friday, July 3, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Wearing a face covering will help us to keep Texas open for business,” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, July 3, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "In the past few weeks, there has been a swift and substantial spike in coronavirus cases," External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Austin Texas ) : "Wearing a face covering will help us to keep Texas open for business," External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We have the ability to keep businesses open and move our economy forward so that Texans can continue to earn a paycheck,​” External link

nytimes Friday, July 3, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Wearing a face covering will help us to keep Texas open for business," External link

bbc Friday, July 3, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "If I could go back and redo anything, it probably would have been to slow down the opening of bars," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "If I could go back and redo anything, it probably would have been to slow down the opening of bars," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "If I could go back and redo anything, it probably would have been to slow down the opening of bars," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "If I could go back and redo anything, it probably would have been to slow down the opening of bars," External link

bbc Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Over just the past few weeks, the daily number of cases have gone from an average of about 2,000, to more than 5,000," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 29, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Over just the past few weeks, the daily number of cases have gone from an average of about 2,000, to more than 5,000," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 29, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Over just the past few weeks, the daily number of cases have gone from an average of about 2,000, to more than 5,000," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 29, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Over just the past few weeks, the daily number of cases have gone from an average of about 2,000, to more than 5,000," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 29, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Covid 19 has taken a very swift and very dangerous turn in Texas over just the past few weeks," External link

standard Monday, June 29, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Over just the past few weeks, the daily number of cases have gone from an average of about 2,000, to more than 5,000," External link

yahoo-au Monday, June 29, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “If I could go back and redo anything, it probably would have been to slow down the opening of bars,” External link

nytimes Saturday, June 27, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I spent thousands of dollars in inventory getting ready for this weekend," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “It is clear that the rise in cases is largely driven by certain types of activities, including Texans congregating in bars,” External link

nytimes Saturday, June 27, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “It is clear that the rise in cases is largely driven by certain types of activities, including Texans congregating in bars,” External link

thecourier Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “It is clear that the rise in cases is largely driven by certain types of activities, including Texans congregating in bars,” External link

independent-ie Friday, June 26, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We are focused on strategies that slow the spread of this virus while also allowing Texans to continue earning a paycheck to support their families,” External link

nytimes Friday, June 26, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The last thing we want to do as a state is go backwards and close down businesses. This temporary pause will help our state corral the spread," External link

RTERadio Friday, June 26, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The last thing we want to do as a state is go backwards and close down businesses,” “This temporary pause will help our state corral the spread until we can safely enter the next phase of opening our state for business” External link

nytimes Friday, June 26, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We are focused on strategies that slow the spread of this virus while also allowing Texans to continue earning a paycheck to support their families,” External link

nytimes Friday, June 26, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We are focused on strategies that slow the spread of this virus while also allowing Texans to continue earning a paycheck to support their families,” External link

nytimes Friday, June 26, 2020 2:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “This is not going to be a permanent assignment,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "This wasn’t just a case about an anti-union employer - it reflects a growing trend in the bus industry of anti-worker companies using an arrangement with a fake union to deter membership from an independent trade union like FIRST," "Our union has a reputation for achieving results for our members and that’s why companies use tactics like this to try to discourage membership" External link

voxy Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We do not have to choose between either returning to jobs or protecting health care,” “We do have the tools and strategies in place where we can achieve both of those ends. Jobs can be maintained without jeopardizing the health of a community if everyone follows the safe strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "John Madigan was a fine representative of a worthy political tradition," "The DLP sought to be the Labor Party at its best: strong on Australian values and determined to get working men and women a fair go" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "You can't change history. You can't reinvent the past," "The past is what has made us. It hasn't made us perfect but the fact we can appreciate we're not perfect is itself a function of the wisdom of the ages" External link

smh Saturday, June 13, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” External link

thenational Tuesday, June 9, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” External link

thecourier Monday, June 8, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” External link

heraldscotland Monday, June 8, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” External link

msn-uk Monday, June 8, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, June 8, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” External link

yorkpress Monday, June 8, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “There will need to be detailed negotiation between government and education unions to decide what is possible and desirable from September 1, 2020,” External link

eadt Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I think it is highly likely that social distancing measures will still be in place, so schools have to be allowed to adapt accordingly,” “However, there also needs to be a significant government-led roll out of digital learning and equipment for children from disadvantaged backgrounds” External link

eadt Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "You can't go to the footy, why on earth should 20000 people be allowed to gather at Town Hall," External link

qt Friday, June 5, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Every Texan and every American has the right to protest and I encourage all Texans to exercise their First Amendment rights. However, violence against others and the destruction of property is unacceptable and counterproductive,” “As protests have turned violent in various areas across the state, it is crucial that we maintain order, uphold public safety, and protect against property damage or loss. By authorising additional federal agents to serve as Texas Peace Officers we will help protect people’s safety while ensuring that peaceful protesters can continue to make their voices heard,” External link

thehindu Monday, June 1, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Every Texan and every American has the right to protest and I encourage all Texans to exercise their First Amendment rights. However, violence against others and the destruction of property is unacceptable and counterproductive,” “As protests have turned violent in various areas across the state, it is crucial that we maintain order, uphold public safety, and protect against property damage or loss. By authorising additional federal agents to serve as Texas Peace Officers we will help protect people’s safety while ensuring that peaceful protesters can continue to make their voices heard,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 1, 2020 7:58:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “As protests have turned violent in various areas across the state, it is crucial that we maintain order, uphold public safety, and protect against property damage or loss,” External link

nytimes Monday, June 1, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “As protests have turned violent in various areas across the state, it is crucial that we maintain order, uphold public safety, and protect against property damage or loss,” External link

nytimes Monday, June 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I think all the players in the publishing industry are hurting because of declining sales and the mismatch between the product they offer and what the customers expect,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I think all the players in the publishing industry are hurting because of declining sales and the mismatch between the product they offer and what the customers expect,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “As testing increases, so will the raw number of people testing positive,” “What matters most is the percentage of people who test positive” External link

washtimes Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “As testing increases, so will the raw number of people testing positive,” “What matters most is the percentage of people who test positive” External link

washtimes Monday, May 18, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told ( about Elon Musk ) : “I’ve had the opportunity to talk to Elon Musk and he’s genuinely interested in Texas and genuinely frustrated with California,” External link

washtimes Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "In many respects, you were the voice of middle Australia. You were the person who would stand up for the battler, the person who would articulate what millions of people were thinking but couldn't quite bring themselves to say," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "In many respects, you were the voice of middle Australia. You were the person who would stand up for the battler, the person who would articulate what millions of people were thinking but couldn't quite bring themselves to say," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "In many respects, you were the voice of middle Australia. You were the person who would stand up for the battler, the person who would articulate what millions of people were thinking but couldn't quite bring themselves to say," External link

theherald-au Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “These people who spent their life building up a business and being told to shut it down and lose every penny they have, and then … they are subject to arrest,” “That is wrong. No one can be put behind bars because they’re not following an executive order” External link

washtimes Friday, May 8, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “These people who spent their life building up a business and being told to shut it down and lose every penny they have, and then … they are subject to arrest,” “That is wrong. No one can be put behind bars because they’re not following an executive order” External link

washtimes Friday, May 8, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “As some county judges advocate for releasing hardened criminals from jail to prevent the spread of Covid-19, it is absurd to have these business owners take their place,” External link

nytimes Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The school has never applied for federal funding before, and we are extremely grateful to qualify for this loan at this unprecedented time to ensure we can support our employees, and our ongoing operations in a manner that is not detrimental to the long-term financial health of the school,” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My office, the Texas Division of Emergency Management and other state agencies are working with local officials to provide immediate support to the areas devastated by this tornado,” “The state has already deployed response teams and medical resources to help Texans in need and to provide assistance to these communities” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My office, the Texas Division of Emergency Management and other state agencies are working with local officials to provide immediate support to the areas devastated by this tornado,” “The state has already deployed response teams and medical resources to help Texans in need and to provide assistance to these communities” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We have demonstrated that we can corral the coronavirus,” External link

washtimes Monday, April 20, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Because of the efforts by everyone to slow the spread, we're now beginning to see glimmers that the worst of Covid-19 may soon be behind us" External link

telegraph Sunday, April 19, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Opening Texas must occur in stages,” External link

nytimes Saturday, April 18, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Opening Texas must occur in stages,” External link

nytimes Saturday, April 18, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Texans are battling a colossal challenge,” “Part of the Texas brand, however, is our ability to overcome challenges. We have overcome far more challenges than we have possibly count” External link

washtimes Friday, April 17, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “This is all done in collaboration,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, April 15, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "That's as it's been and as it will be, but today's just a day to let the High Court judgment speak for itself," External link

msn-uk Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "That's as it's been and as it will be, but, as I said, today is just a day to let the High Court judgment speak for itself" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "That's as it's been and as it will be, but, as I said, today is just a day to let the High Court judgment speak for itself" External link

theage Tuesday, April 7, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Fletcher Building ) : “This is a tactic emerging as a trend in the last few days as employers find new ways to make receipt of the subsidy conditional on a worker’s agreement to contract variations invented by the employer,” “What that means is that Fletcher are telling people – mainly union members and others who didn’t want to sign away their rights – that if they don’t voluntarily sign up to Fletcher’s pay bridging programme, the company can’t receive a wage subsidy for them, so they may go unpaid or asked to discuss redundancy” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Fletcher Building ) : "This is a tactic emerging as a trend in the last few days as employers find new ways to make receipt of the subsidy conditional on a worker’s agreement to contract variations invented by the employer," "What that means is that Fletcher are telling people - mainly union members and others who didn’t want to sign away their rights - that if they don’t voluntarily sign up to Fletcher’s pay bridging programme, the company can’t receive a wage subsidy for them, so they may go unpaid or asked to discuss redundancy" External link

voxy Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Fletcher Building ) : "The last thing we need right now is for a major employer with such a tight and intertwined relationship with Government to be modelling the absolute worst, most deceptive and duplicitous behaviour with its workers and the public," "Fletcher want us to accept the fantasy that a 30% reduction in Exec team salaries is a suitable compromise alongside massive, sweeping reductions in basic employment conditions for thousands of workers" External link

voxy Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "That's as it's been and as it will be, but today's just a day to let the High Court judgment speak for itself," External link

abc-au Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “All of my decisions have not just been haphazard, but instead have been based upon both data and doctors, and they will continue to be based upon data and doctors,” External link

nytimes Saturday, April 4, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : “A stay-at-home strategy would mean that you have to stay at home, you cannot leave home under any circumstances,” External link

nytimes Saturday, April 4, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Austin Texas ) : “The best thing that you can do to ensure that we are not spreading Covid-19 in the state of Texas is stay home, unless you need to be out,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Austin Texas ) : “The best thing that you can do to ensure that we are not spreading Covid-19 in the state of Texas is stay home, unless you need to be out,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told ( about Dallas Austin ) : “I’m governor, not of Dallas, I’m governor, not of Houston,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott added : "There's no guarantee with the stock, but at the moment I'm constantly on the phone to the depot to make sure we're as good as we can be" External link

thanetgazette Monday, March 16, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : “With MH17, Russia has demonstrated that there’s a touch of evil at the heart of their government,” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : “With MH17, Russia has demonstrated that there’s a touch of evil at the heart of their government,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 9, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about President Putin ) : "To the extent that President Putin has a conscience, he should be haunted by this," External link

smh Sunday, March 8, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about President Putin ) : "To the extent that President Putin has a conscience, he should be haunted by this," External link

smh Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Keeping the guy alive was my main priority; I put him in the best position I could, then it was instant - helmet off, jacket off, gloves off - ran to the two-way," "I called, 'emergency, emergency, emergency, we have a causalty who has been hit in the head with a lump of steel' and I didn't hear anything, - not even static. It was heart wrenching" External link

qt Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The wear plate in the bucket had a tension in it that was like a cocked cross bow - like a ticking time bomb, waiting to pop," "I think about it almost every day and haven't worked a day since, it shouldn't have happened" External link

qt Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Today has been a long time coming; we need to get answers. I want Justice for Daniel and I want closure for his family," "Daniel was a top bloke, he was enthusiastic, willing to teach, he didn't care if you weren't a top dog, he had no ego and he was great to work with" External link

qt Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I had my whole life planned up there in Mackay and after this horrific incident I lost everything and the job I loved because I had to go home and live off my mum," External link

qt Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Drivers have been saying the same thing since day one: they work incredibly hard, with significant duties of care to their passengers, and deserve to earn more than what is effectively minimum wage when unpaid gaps in their schedules are factored in," "Auckland Councillors committed to resolving the dispute following the company’s mass suspension of drivers last year, but NZ Bus themselves need to be realistic and truthful about their ability to settle this dispute fairly with their drivers" External link

voxy Tuesday, March 3, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It’s clear that the company are trying to trim their baseline costs while abdicating their responsibilities to their workforce and profiting for their investors - that’s not how a public service like the bus system should be run," "It’s a counterproductive approach because NZ Bus’s reputation is suffering as a result and these drivers want nothing more than to get back on the road feeling a little more valued for the work they do" External link

voxy Tuesday, March 3, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott added ( about Suffolk County Council ) : "It is mystifying that when looking for the details of the proposals, the public are being told to read a lightweight Cabinet report from July last year. It doesn't even have the final proposals in it. Meanwhile UNISON said the council was proposing to end universal childcare provision for 0-5s and use the already stretched resources to target other children up to the age of 19. It said it was also unclear what level of central government funding would be available if the changes go ahead. You may also want to watch: UNISON Suffolk County branch secretary Neil Bland said: " External link

eadt Monday, March 2, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Auckland already has a bus driver shortage, and difficulty servicing its growing commuter base - why would the company seek to make it even more unattractive to potential recruits?" "The bus drivers just want to earn a fair wage for the work they do" External link

voxy Monday, March 2, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott wrote : "Is this anything to do with you @Cambridge_Uni? Absolutely deplorable decision to put these nets up" External link

birminghammail Friday, February 28, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Texas Department ) : "Texas state agencies have been working on this for well over a month now," External link

4-traders Friday, February 28, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We figured this would last a couple of days and then get resolved. But it’s gone on for two weeks,” “We’re now rerouting via the U.S” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, February 21, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My company has been [in Halifax] for 53 years,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, February 21, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We figured this would last a couple of days and then get resolved. But it’s gone on for two weeks,” “We’re now re-routing via the U.S” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, February 21, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My company has been [in Halifax] for 53 years,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, February 21, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "My very clear understanding from the very top levels of the Malaysian government is that from very, very early on here, they thought it was a murder-suicide by the pilot," External link

independent-ie Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot. " External link

skynews Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

thecourier Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "My understanding, my very clear understanding from the very top levels of the Malaysian government is that from very very early on here, they thought it was murder/suicide by the pilot," External link

qt Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I've read all these stories that the Malaysians allegedly didn't want the murder/suicide theory pursued because they were embarrassed about one of their pilots doing this. I have no reason to accept that," External link

qt Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "My understanding - my very clear understanding - from the very top levels of the Malaysian government is that from very, very early on here they thought it was a murder-suicide by the pilot," External link

qt Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Fatigue is a major problem on ships," External link

voxy Monday, February 17, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It was just pure good luck that no one was hurt or killed," External link

voxy Monday, February 17, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Even though we marched last year in Mardi Gras, and we did an amazing job of representing Newcastle and the Hunter Region, it's going to be a little bit different going this year," "It means so much to represent Newcastle, especially the queer community of Newcastle at Mardi Gras" External link

abc-au Friday, February 14, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Newcastle Pride has created such a great organisation and such a great community here in Newcastle," "It's amazing to take that out of Newcastle and showcase, not only that we exist in Newcastle, [but] that Newcastle has also evolved and grown along with the rest of the country and the rest of the world" External link

abc-au Friday, February 14, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "He was given a job to do and, unfortunately for him, he agreed to do it," External link

9news Thursday, February 13, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "All he knew was that to make some easy money, he was to do this," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 12, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "He was given a job to do and, unfortunately for him, he agreed to do it," External link

bordermail Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "While I'm all in favour of stay-at-home-mums if that's their choice, I do think that a properly conservative government, acknowledging that having a family is one of the most wonderful things that anyone can do, would make it easier for women in the workforce to have more kids," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "That is a real problem in every western country: middle class women do not have enough kids. Women in the welfare system have lots of kids," "If you're very wealthy you can afford to have as many kids as you want" External link

watoday Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Having got illegal migration under control, legal migration is virtually out of control," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Almost every one of them is going to make a fine Australian, but that doesn't mean that it is necessarily in our interests, as people who are already here, to constantly ratchet the numbers up and up and up just so we keep headline economic growth in positive terms," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Having got illegal migration under control, legal migration is virtually out of control," External link

watoday Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Almost every one of them is going to make a fine Australian, but that doesn't mean that it is necessarily in our interests, as people who are already here, to constantly ratchet the numbers up and up and up just so we keep headline economic growth in positive terms," External link

watoday Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Texas has carried more than its share in assisting the refugee resettlement process and appreciates that other states are available to help with these efforts,” External link

nytimes Saturday, January 11, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I'm one of 70,000 RFS volunteers - let's hope all of us stay safe and do good work," External link

theherald-au Friday, January 10, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I'm one of 70,000 RFS volunteers - let's hope all of us stay safe and do good work," External link

portstephensexaminer Friday, January 10, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I'm one of 70,000 RFS volunteers - let's hope all of us stay safe and do good work," External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 10, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Suffolk County Council ) : "These brutal Conservative plans would see a third of Suffolk's children's centres close entirely, whilst many more would see their opening hours reduced. " External link

eadt Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Suffolk County Council ) : "These brutal Conservative plans would see a third of Suffolk's children's centres close entirely, whilst many more would see their opening hours reduced. " External link

eadt Wednesday, January 8, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Places of worship are meant to be sacred, and I am grateful for the church members who acted quickly to take down the shooter and help prevent further loss of life," External link

abc-au Monday, December 30, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “This went on for about an hour,” External link

theargus Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I was seeing all sorts of apparitions I saw fish in the sky and bugs in the roof” External link

theargus Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Serious concerns about wages and conditions have not yet been fully resolved, but with the Council’s input and oversight, the process of negotiation now has a fairer and more transparent basis to work from," "Negotiations with NZ Bus will continue this afternoon and over the coming days with the aim of reaching a resolution that complements the Council’s decision to facilitate the process of a fair settlement, and one that gets the drivers back on the road in the short term while seriously evaluating a fix for the broken PTOM model for the longer term" External link

voxy Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Doubtless, Corbyn is a nice enough man at one level; but, if ever given power, his ideas will debauch a great country. Hence, the world has never watched a British election with more interest and more trepidation," External link

watoday Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Doubtless, Corbyn is a nice enough man at one level; but, if ever given power, his ideas will debauch a great country. Hence, the world has never watched a British election with more interest and more trepidation," External link

theage Sunday, December 8, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "We need a solution to the mess PTOM has created," "Money is being wasted on training endless drivers that are just up and leaving the industry within months of entering it" External link

voxy Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott admitted : “It was a call I put into him, yes I spoke to him,” External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I honestly don’t know whether I was asked to provide a reference or not. I have no recall of being asked to provide a reference,” External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "All of the concerns we raised about the effect PTOM would have if it went ahead have already come true in Auckland," "It’s not good enough to just shrug our shoulders and say it's here now and that's that - drivers are struggling, the industry is facing a shortage, and we seem to be the only ones proposing solutions" External link

voxy Friday, November 29, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about China Hong Kong ) : "It wouldn't be possible for a credible Australian government to ignore any abrogation of the 'One Country, Two Systems' arrangement with Hong Kong. That would have to be met with targeted sanctions at least as significant as those imposed on Russia for its proxy invasion of the western Ukraine (in 2014)," "If that sort of thing (persecutions) was to start to happen, I think they would be the tremors of the sort of crackdown we'd have to take very seriously" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "America shouldn't have to do all the heavy lifting on behalf of the wider world. I certainly would be supportive of Australia doing freedom of navigation ... I think it's probably time for Australia to do one," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Any form of economic sanction would hurt them as much as us and, as most of our exports are commodities, at least in the short term we could readily find alternative buyers amongst alternative suppliers' current customers," External link

watoday Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about China Hong Kong ) : "It wouldn't be possible for a credible Australian government to ignore any abrogation of the 'One Country, Two Systems' arrangement with Hong Kong. That would have to be met with targeted sanctions at least as significant as those imposed on Russia for its proxy invasion of the western Ukraine (in 2014)," "If that sort of thing (persecutions) was to start to happen, I think they would be the tremors of the sort of crackdown we'd have to take very seriously" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, November 28, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "America shouldn't have to do all the heavy lifting on behalf of the wider world. I certainly would be supportive of Australia doing freedom of navigation ... I think it's probably time for Australia to do one," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, November 28, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It defies belief that Go Bus have let relations sour to this extent, but there is an easy fix - join us in good faith negotiations, listen to the workers, and look at your competitors in the bus industry who pay their workers significantly more and have some concern for staff retention and wellbeing," "Bus drivers with the kind of pay and conditions that allow them to look after their families properly are more likely to stay in the job longer and be happier and more productive - and they tend not to go on strike" External link

voxy Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I can understand India’s caution about RCEP,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 22, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We think existing entities would be better with India in them rather than without,” “So, if India was within APEC, I believe it would be a stronger, more effective body” External link

Hindu Friday, November 22, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "They're views that I think many people would find repugnant," External link

qt Wednesday, November 20, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The often-glossed-over reality is that it's hard for Australia to be a meaningful strategic partner to a country that thinks it can bully its neighbours on the basis of confected territorial claims that it refuses to submit to arbitration and tries to resolve unilaterally in its favour," "Especially if China dumps 'one-country, two-systems' for Hong Kong and becomes more belligerent with Taiwan, but even if it just vigorously prosecutes its territorial claims against countries like India and Japan, it’s hard to see relations with China rising much above the level of a 'cold peace' any time soon" External link

watoday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The often-glossed-over reality is that it's hard for Australia to be a meaningful strategic partner to a country that thinks it can bully its neighbours on the basis of confected territorial claims that it refuses to submit to arbitration and tries to resolve unilaterally in its favour," "It's hard to see relations with China rising much above the level of a 'cold peace' any time soon" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 18, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The often-glossed-over reality is that it's hard for Australia to be a meaningful strategic partner to a country that thinks it can bully its neighbours on the basis of confected territorial claims that it refuses to submit to arbitration and tries to resolve unilaterally in its favour," "It's hard to see relations with China rising much above the level of a 'cold peace' any time soon" External link

theage Monday, November 18, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The often-glossed-over reality is that it's hard for Australia to be a meaningful strategic partner to a country that thinks it can bully its neighbours on the basis of confected territorial claims that it refuses to submit to arbitration and tries to resolve unilaterally in its favour," "It's hard for any country to be [anything] other than a client, or a strategic competitor, with a country that still regards itself as the 'middle kingdom' and that has now dropped the mask of hiding its strength and biding its time" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 18, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott asked : "Why should Australian officials think that what one country of a billion people could achieve under the dictatorship of the proletariat is impossible in another that has the blessings of democracy, the rule of law and the English language?" "Unless, of course, they're closet admirers of a command-market-economy, regard the Chinese as somehow superior to everyone else, or - most likely - don't want to admit that Australia might have put too many eggs into the China basket" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 18, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I want to make sure that anytime the state does use that ultimate final punishment,” External link

nytimes Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott says : “It ought to be done because it’s been dragging on so much,” External link

standard Friday, November 15, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "These drivers tried peaceful strike action and were met with arbitrary suspensions that targeted union delegates and anyone else holding out for fair wage bargaining," "Both Go Bus and Auckland Transport have tried to pit drivers against the public, which is irresponsible and disingenuous - none of them have taken these actions lightly, and they care about their jobs and their passengers" External link

voxy Tuesday, November 12, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It’s total nonsense to hear Go Bus claiming they’re worried about strike action being an inconvenience to commuters when just last week they were suspending drivers left and right simply for being members of a union who are trying to negotiate fair wages and conditions," "Auckland Transport need to stop running interference for their bus operators and recognise that there’s something going very sour at Go Bus - they can’t afford to lose all of their experienced drivers, and there’s no reason they should be trying to" External link

voxy Tuesday, November 12, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Our members have a lawful right to strike, especially when they’ve been met with so much hostility from Go Bus managers and been dismissed time and time again for asking for reasonable wages that are commensurate with the long and stressful hours they work while looking after passengers and keeping the buses running on time,” “This morning’s action was part of an ongoing battle to increase pay and conditions for all bus drivers around New Zealand – they’re a workforce that’s historically undervalued and overworked, and they need their employer to know that these jobs are unsustainable without proper investment from the companies who hire them” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 11, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Our members have a lawful right to strike, especially when they’ve been met with so much hostility from Go Bus managers and been dismissed time and time again for asking for reasonable wages that are commensurate with the long and stressful hours they work while looking after passengers and keeping the buses running on time," "This morning’s action was part of an ongoing battle to increase pay and conditions for all bus drivers around New Zealand - they’re a workforce that’s historically undervalued and overworked, and they need their employer to know that these jobs are unsustainable without proper investment from the companies who hire them" External link

voxy Monday, November 11, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "all of you are quite rightly anxious but I just want you to know, within two days of being diagnosed she walked 100 miles. " External link

qt Friday, November 8, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Had we lost this election, this government would have been judged an embarrassing failure," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "All of you, I think are quite rightly anxious but I just wanted you to know that within two days of being diagnosed, she walked 100 miles," "She is one tough woman and she will get through this" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "All of you, I think are quite rightly anxious but I just wanted you to know that within two days of being diagnosed, she walked 100 miles," "She is one tough woman and she will get through this" External link

bordermail Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Had we lost this election, this government would have been judged an embarrassing failure," External link

bordermail Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott says : “I have to imagine that three-quarters to 80 per cent of his estate will be eaten up by taxes and legal fees. How can you amass so much wealth and not do something so basic as a will? It happens all the time,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott says : “Sometimes, the $15,000 [probate fee] is a small price to pay to avoid litigation, legal fees and disharmony,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott replied : "Any suggestion that I was a foreign influencer is absurd ... I decline to register and suggest that you rethink the making of such misplaced and impertinent requests in the future" External link

9news Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The case, in my submission, is weak and tenuous," External link

abc-au Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's going to place us under enormous pressure until we get Barwon" External link

theage Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's going to place us under enormous pressure until we get Barwon" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott added : "I am sceptical about the effectiveness or sustainability of fines and know they can create a divide between families and schools. The cost of family holidays is undoubtedly a major factor. Many parents simply cannot afford to go away during the school holidays so are willing to risk a fine by taking their children away during term-time instead. A spokeswoman said: " External link

eadt Monday, October 28, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We are extremely grateful for all the funds we currently receive from both the HSE and the general public. However, in the 30 years that I have worked with Cope Foundation , I have never experienced delays this bad,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, October 17, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Мартин Бут ) : “But then the economic crash happened and by 2009, we were supporting 2,350 people with 873 WTE staff on a budget of €55 million and we’re now catering for the same number of people with 1,100 WTE staff on a €60 million budget,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, October 17, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "People have been incredibly generous in their support of the foundation since its inception in 1957," "However, there has never been a time when that support has been needed more. In the months ahead, we will be undertaking a significant awareness campaign of the challenges facing COPE, and outlining ways that people and businesses can help" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "People have been incredibly generous in their support of the foundation since its inception in 1957," "However, there has never been a time when that support has been needed more. In the months ahead, we will be undertaking a significant awareness campaign of the challenges facing COPE, and outlining ways that people and businesses can help" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 16, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The people of Cork have been incredibly generous in their support of Cope Foundation since its inception in 1957,” External link

eecho Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Malcolm Turnbull ) : "It wasn't that we had a divided government, it was more that there was one person who was determined to get to the top by hook or by crook," "Malcolm always thought it was his destiny to be prime minister and I happened to be the obstacle to that and so he dealt with me as best he could" External link

qt Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I'm sure lots of people could find fault with my government and it would be impolitic of me to find fault with either the Turnbull Government or the Morrison Government, but look, you could always say that some things could have been done better," "But I think in our determination not to overtax and overregulate people, to respect tradition and to put Australia first, we have done our country proud" External link

qt Monday, October 7, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Malcolm Turnbull ) : "We got a lot done in two years but look, my problem was that I had one colleague who was never happy to be someone else's minister," "It wasn't that we had a divided government. It was more that there was one person who was determined to get to the top by hook or by crook. Malcolm always thought it was his destiny to be prime minister, and I happened to be the obstacle to that, and so he dealt with me as best he could" External link

qt Monday, October 7, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I thought it was fine while it existed, but plainly that's not how she thought of it," External link

qt Monday, October 7, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "It wasn't that we had a divided government, it was more that there was one person who was determined to get to the top by hook or by crook," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, October 6, 2019 10:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “It is a good move to ban plastic, but there should be alternatives, without that it won’t work,” External link

thehindu Thursday, October 3, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Read More ) : "Our tracks are multi-use. Passengers in other countries don't share the line with vehicles hauling stone from the Mendips. Read More " External link

bristolpost Wednesday, September 25, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “This happened very quickly. It just demonstrates that in this day and time, climate change is real. We no longer have to be concerned just with a hurricane. We have to be concerned with almost any sort of weather system that can quickly evolve into a major storm and produce a great deal of rain,” External link

india Friday, September 20, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Maritime NZ takes all steps to ensure the safety of maritime operations in New Zealand, including aboard foreign ships in our waters, in accordance with international law," External link

voxy Friday, September 20, 2019 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "We elect sensible governments of the centre-right to serve us in practical ways, not to engage in social engineering," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, September 15, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott wrote : "The real 'extinction rebellion' we need is not against our failure to reduce emissions more but against our failure to produce more children," "Hungary, whose population is predicted to shrink by a quarter over the next half century, is waiving housing debt for larger families and not taxing at all four-time mothers, among other measures worth careful study" External link

abc-au Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott wrote : "In my lifetime, there's never been a more momentous decision, not even that to retake the Falkland Islands," External link

abc-au Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott declared : "There will be some final huffing and puffing from the re-moaners but leaving the EU won't break up the United Kingdom because the Scots would hardly secede from London only to accede to Brussels," External link

abc-au Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The problem with the people who have been swarming across the borders in Europe in very recent times is that you don't get any impression that they come to join. They are not there to be grateful, they are there with a grievance" External link

thenational Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott wrote : “Let’s pick up the pace Texans,” External link

nytimes Saturday, September 7, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "The problem with the people who have been swarming across the borders in Europe in very recent times is that you don't get any impression that they come to join. You get the impression they come to change," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's not up to me to advise the government … But yes, the Hungarian and Australian migration policies are very aligned" External link

abc-au Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I think he is perfectly entitled to take that focus. As a general rule I am all in favour of families with children," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I think he is perfectly entitled to take that focus. As a general rule I am all in favour of families with children," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 5, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott replied : “No, but I’d be happy to meet them though,” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott replied : "No, but I'd be happy to meet them though" External link

qt Tuesday, September 3, 2019 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott responded : "You obviously have more intelligence over these things than I do," External link

qt Tuesday, September 3, 2019 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “This is all of our worst nightmare, but thank God she’s alive and relatively well,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, September 2, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Texas Department ) : “I have been to too many of these events,” “Too many Texans are in mourning. Too many Texans have lost their lives. The status quo in Texas is unacceptable, and action is needed” External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 2, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “This is my street instincts: When a car is approaching you and you see a gun of any type, just get down,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 2, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Texas Department ) : “I have been to too many of these events,” “Too many Texans are in mourning. Too many Texans have lost their lives. The status quo in Texas is unacceptable, and action is needed” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, September 2, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Texas Department ) : “I have been to too many of these events,” “Too many Texans are in mourning. Too many Texans have lost their lives. The status quo in Texas is unacceptable, and action is needed” External link

oxfordtimes Monday, September 2, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “In the midst of a man driving down the highway shooting at people, local law enforcement and state troopers pursued him and stopped him from possibly going into a crowded movie theater and having another event of mass violence,” External link

washtimes Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Now in the aftermath of this shooting, and the unique aspects of this shooting, we must broaden our efforts to address tragedy that has befallen Odessa ,” “And we must do so quickly. We need solutions that will keep guns out of the hands of criminals like the killer here in Odessa while also ensuring that we safeguard Second Amendment rights. And we must do it fast” External link

washtimes Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Toddlers are funny because they can get shot but still want to run around and play,” External link

washtimes Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We are here today, and we will be here every day until this community is pieced back together,” “But we know that words alone are inadequate. Words must be met with action” External link

washtimes Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott responded : "We had a bit of that up in Port Moresby," External link

abc-au Friday, August 23, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The biggest single problem with what's happening in the NSW parliament at the moment is that it has been sprung on people," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, August 9, 2019 8:26:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "What I would want to give you is what's good about us because when you go to China the challenge will not just to be an analyst, it will be to be a judge," External link

9news Friday, August 9, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I'm not sure if she read any of these books, but I would certainly say to anyone who wants to be an effective centre-right activist or conservative activist, you can do no better than immerse yourself in the great books of which by far the greatest is the New Testament," External link

9news Friday, August 9, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We need to ensure that guns are not in the hands of deranged killers, like the man who committed this heinous crime here in El Paso,” External link

nytimes Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “In this case, we’re dealing with terrorism,” “We’re dealing with a white supremacist. We’re dealing with racism” External link

nytimes Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Early years are the most crucial period of child's development - we know that high quality early years provision narrows the gap between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged children and has a lasting positive impact on outcomes. " External link

eadt Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "We are going to aggressively prosecute it both as capital murder but also as a hate crime, which is exactly what it appears to be," External link

RTERadio Sunday, August 4, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We as a state unite in support of these victims and their family members,” “We must do one thing today, one thing tomorrow and each and every day after this – we must unite” External link

3NewsGhana Sunday, August 4, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "We as a state unite in support of these victims and their family members," "We must do one thing today, one thing tomorrow and each and every day after this - we must unite" External link

bbc Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We as a state unite in support of these victims and their family members,” “We must do one thing today, one thing tomorrow and each and every day after this – we must unite” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We as a state unite in support of these victims and their family members,” “We must do one thing today, one thing tomorrow and each and every day after this - we must unite” External link

adaderana Sunday, August 4, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's a pretty big achievement," External link

abc-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Without his Australian citizenship, we can't represent the state and we can't represent the country," External link

abc-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Organising doctor appointments, specialist appointments and getting in touch with the multicultural society and immigration," "You hear all these rumours about how much immigrants get given and how unfair it is" External link

abc-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "You can just tell when someone's had fights," "You could tell in their footwork — their balance was perfect — you could tell they were seasoned fighters" External link

abc-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "He does everything I ask of him, works hard and gets the rewards," External link

abc-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I was pouring a concrete slab in the backyard here this morning and Regarn and Bashir were here to help," "It's an honour and privilege to work with them" External link

abc-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I think there's been a lot of wind but not too much action - and thank God, because the last thing we want is what I regard as the dark Satanic Mills of the modern era spoiling our landscape," External link

watoday Friday, July 19, 2019 6:31:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's a pretty big achievement," External link

abc-au Friday, July 19, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Without his Australian citizenship, we can't represent the state and we can't represent the country," External link

abc-au Friday, July 19, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Organising doctor appointments, specialist appointments and getting in touch with the multicultural society and immigration," "You hear all these rumours about how much immigrants get given and how unfair it is" External link

abc-au Friday, July 19, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "You can just tell when someone's had fights," "You could tell in their footwork — their balance was perfect — you could tell they were seasoned fighters" External link

abc-au Friday, July 19, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "He does everything I ask of him, works hard and gets the rewards," External link

abc-au Friday, July 19, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I was pouring a concrete slab in the backyard here this morning and Regarn and Bashir were here to help," "It's an honour and privilege to work with them" External link

abc-au Friday, July 19, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "We weren't looking for [the jellyfish] - we didn't know it was going to be there" External link

bbc Wednesday, July 17, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : “The purpose of the trip was to fundraise but also to show people there’s an array of wildlife on your doorstep,” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, July 16, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The initial moment of seeing it was pretty mind-blowing," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, July 16, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The initial moment of seeing it was pretty mind-blowing,” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The initial moment of seeing it was pretty mind-blowing,” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, July 15, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The initial moment of seeing it was pretty mind-blowing,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, July 15, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The initial moment of seeing it was pretty mind-blowing,” External link

independent-ie Monday, July 15, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott explained : “We wanted Wild Ocean Week to show that you don’t need to go abroad to experience the richness of marine life – there’s so much right here,” External link

standard Monday, July 15, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott explained : “Firstly, we wanted to show how amazing sea life in the UK actually is, secondly we wanted to raise awareness of the importance of marine conservation” External link

standard Monday, July 15, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "When we went out there to patrol the area, we saw one tourist with a ladder on the top of his car, so we went and had a chat with him," "We've got a permit system out there, but these ones here were illegal visitors without a permit" External link

abc-au Friday, July 5, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "When we went out there to patrol the area, we saw one tourist with a ladder on the top of his car, so we went and had a chat with him," "We've got a permit system out there, but these ones here were illegal visitors without a permit" External link

abc-au Sunday, June 30, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "When we went out there to patrol the area, we saw one tourist with a ladder on the top of his car, so we went and had a chat with him," "We've got a permit system out there, but these ones here were illegal visitors without a permit" External link

abc-au Saturday, June 29, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott says : “The crisis at our southern border is unlike anything we’ve witnessed before and has put an enormous strain on the existing resources. We are taking action to confront the crisis at the border and keep potentially dangerous criminals and illegal activity out of our communities. By working together with our federal partners, we will continue to pursue a strong and comprehensive strategy to secure our border,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 27, 2019 3:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The crisis at our southern border is unlike anything we’ve witnessed before and has put an enormous strain on the existing resources we have in place,” External link

nytimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Here is a common sense law. We had to pass it because police shut down a lemonade stand here in Texas. So kids, cheers!” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott responded : “If there has been any drop in usage, it is already down to council cuts. In response to austerity, libraries had their opening hours cut and the number of books was cut. Imagine if a book shop did business like this. It would lose customers” External link

barnet-today Tuesday, June 11, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We keep pushing up the mortgage book. That’s 13 or 14 months of consecutive growth in a tough market. We would not like to say the market is not tough it is” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 30, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We are not tied to increasing profits year on year; we are tied to making a good service for our members. We try and manage our profit to a number which allows us to pay as much as we can on savings interest and charge a reasonably competitive rate on the mortgages. It’s getting the fine balance between our mortgage book and our savings book and a profit which allows us to keep our financial strength, so we can do these things” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 30, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "We've got good news and yes, we've got a little bit of bad news," "The good news is that there's every chance the Liberal-National Coalition has won this election" External link

nzherald Tuesday, May 21, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "We've got good news and yes, we've got a little bit of bad news," "The good news is that there's every chance the Liberal-National Coalition has won this election" External link

qt Tuesday, May 21, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We’ve got good news and yes, we’ve got a little bit of bad news,” “The good news is that there’s every chance the Liberal-National Coalition has won this election” External link

heraldsun Tuesday, May 21, 2019 3:57:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's also clear that in some, what might be described as wealthy seats, we're doing tough and the green-left are doing better. " External link

qt Monday, May 20, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "When climate change is a moral issue, we Liberals do it tough. When climate change is an economic issue, we do well," External link

4-traders Sunday, May 19, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The good news is that there is every chance the Liberal National Coalition has won this election," "This is a really extraordinary result, it is a stupendous result, it is a great result for Scott Morrison and the rest of the Liberal team, and Scott Morrison will quite rightly enter the Liberal pantheon forever" External link

theage Sunday, May 19, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I have to say that once we had the result in the Wentworth by-election six months or so back, I always knew it was going to be tough here in Warringah," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The good news is that there is every chance the Liberal National Coalition has won this election," "This is a really extraordinary result, it is a stupendous result, it is a great result for Scott Morrison and the rest of the Liberal team, and Scott Morrison will quite rightly enter the Liberal pantheon forever" External link

Stuff Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "At least I didn't lose the seat as PM," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "At least I didn't lose the seat as PM," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "At least I didn't lose the seat as PM," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "At least I didn't lose the seat as PM," External link

maitlandmercury Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "At least I didn't lose the seat as PM," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's disappointing for us here in Warringah but what matters is what's best for the country," External link

9news Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I can't say that it doesn't hurt to lose, but I decided back then ... that if I had to lose, so be it, I'd rather be a loser than a quitter," External link

9news Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The good news is that there is every chance the Liberal National Coalition has won this election," "This is a really extraordinary result, it is a stupendous result, it is a great result for Scott Morrison and the rest of the Liberal team, and Scott Morrison will quite rightly enter the Liberal pantheon forever" External link

theage Saturday, May 18, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "When climate change is a moral issue, we Liberals do it tough. When climate change is an economic issue, we do well," External link

4-traders Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "When climate change is a moral issue, we Liberals do it tough. When climate change is an economic issue, we do well," External link

4-traders Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I can't say that it doesn't hurt to lose but I decided back then, in October of last year, that if I had to lose, so be it. I'd rather be a loser than a quitter," External link

maitlandmercury Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I can't say that it doesn't hurt to lose but I decided back then, in October of last year, that if I had to lose, so be it. I'd rather be a loser than a quitter," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "The good news is much more important than the bad news. The good news is that there is every chance that the Liberal-National coalition has won this election," External link

thenational Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The good news is that there is every chance the Liberal National Coalition has won this election," "This is a really extraordinary result, it is a stupendous result, it is a great result for Scott Morrison and the rest of the Liberal team, and Scott Morrison will quite rightly enter the Liberal pantheon forever" External link

theage Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The good news is much more important than the bad news. The good news is that there is every chance that the Liberal-National Coalition has won this election,” External link

dailytelegraph Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “It’s often said that all public lives end badly. But I’m certainly not going to let one bad day spoil 25 great years,” External link

dailytelegraph Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's disappointing for us here in Warringah but what matters is what's best for the country," External link

9news Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott declared : "I'd rather be a loser than a quitter" External link

9news Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "He sincerely regrets eating the cannabis cupcake which caused him to behave in a way which was completely out of character for him. " External link

msn-uk Saturday, May 18, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I think we’ve seen a lot of low blows. And last night, we saw a most unfortunate incident where one of my campaign volunteers was attacked and stabbed,” “Now, luckily, he wasn’t seriously hurt. He’s back at his post today” External link

dailytelegraph Saturday, May 18, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "You might almost say he had a Labor heart, but a Liberal head," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, May 17, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Bob Hawke ) : "Bob Hawke had a remarkable ability to reach across party lines," "A lot of the things that he did in the early '80s were things which many people felt might have been done by the Fraser government" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, May 17, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Mr Abbott ) : "A lot of the things that he did in the early 80s… were things which many people felt might have been done by the Fraser government. Mr Abbott said his electorate had seen " External link

9news Friday, May 17, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Labor ) : "In my judgment, he was Labor's greatest prime minister. But his key achievements - financial deregulation, tariff cuts, and the beginnings of privatisation - went against the Labor grain, as Labor's more recent policy direction shows," External link

9news Friday, May 17, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott wrote : "Bob Hawke was a great prime minister. In my judgment, he was Labor's greatest prime minister," External link

qt Friday, May 17, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Bob Hawke ) : "Bob Hawke had a remarkable ability to reach across party lines," "A lot of the things that he did in the early 80s were things which many people felt might have been done by the Fraser government" External link

theherald-au Friday, May 17, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Labor ) : "In my judgment, he was Labor's greatest prime minister. But his key achievements - financial deregulation, tariff cuts, and the beginnings of privatisation - went against the Labor grain, as Labor's more recent policy direction shows," External link

9news Friday, May 17, 2019 4:34:00 AM EAT



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accused33.33%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
member4.63%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
predecessor2.78%EN02/27/201727/02/2017
engineer0.93%EN02/27/201727/02/2017
author1.85%EN12/11/201611/12/2016
immigration minister0.93%EN11/29/201629/11/2016
senator2.78%EN10/24/201624/10/2016
minister for employment0.93%EN10/22/201622/10/2016
leader4.63%EN07/03/201603/07/2016
host0.93%EN07/02/201602/07/2016
prime minister23.15%EN06/23/201623/06/2016
minister18.52%EN03/02/201502/03/2015
assistant treasurer2.78%EN04/16/201416/04/2014
treasurer0.93%EN02/04/201404/02/2014
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Mr AbbottEN95.34%
Mr. AbbottEN3.60%
Mr AbbottSA0.81%
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Mr Abbott said : "Poor maintenance, and poor communication caused an incident that nearly killed this man," External link

voxy Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "We have the ability to keep businesses open and move our economy forward so that Texans can continue to earn a paycheck, but it requires each of us to do our part to protect one another -- and that means wearing a face covering in public spaces," External link

qt Saturday, July 4, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Wearing a face covering will help us to keep Texas open for business. " External link

msn-uk Friday, July 3, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Wearing a face covering will help us to keep Texas open for business. " External link

themirror Friday, July 3, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Wearing a face covering will help us to keep Texas open for business,” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, July 3, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "In the past few weeks, there has been a swift and substantial spike in coronavirus cases," External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Austin Texas ) : "Wearing a face covering will help us to keep Texas open for business," External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We have the ability to keep businesses open and move our economy forward so that Texans can continue to earn a paycheck,​” External link

nytimes Friday, July 3, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Wearing a face covering will help us to keep Texas open for business," External link

bbc Friday, July 3, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "If I could go back and redo anything, it probably would have been to slow down the opening of bars," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "If I could go back and redo anything, it probably would have been to slow down the opening of bars," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "If I could go back and redo anything, it probably would have been to slow down the opening of bars," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "If I could go back and redo anything, it probably would have been to slow down the opening of bars," External link

bbc Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Over just the past few weeks, the daily number of cases have gone from an average of about 2,000, to more than 5,000," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 29, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Over just the past few weeks, the daily number of cases have gone from an average of about 2,000, to more than 5,000," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 29, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Over just the past few weeks, the daily number of cases have gone from an average of about 2,000, to more than 5,000," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 29, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Over just the past few weeks, the daily number of cases have gone from an average of about 2,000, to more than 5,000," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 29, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Covid 19 has taken a very swift and very dangerous turn in Texas over just the past few weeks," External link

standard Monday, June 29, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Over just the past few weeks, the daily number of cases have gone from an average of about 2,000, to more than 5,000," External link

yahoo-au Monday, June 29, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “If I could go back and redo anything, it probably would have been to slow down the opening of bars,” External link

nytimes Saturday, June 27, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I spent thousands of dollars in inventory getting ready for this weekend," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “It is clear that the rise in cases is largely driven by certain types of activities, including Texans congregating in bars,” External link

nytimes Saturday, June 27, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “It is clear that the rise in cases is largely driven by certain types of activities, including Texans congregating in bars,” External link

thecourier Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “It is clear that the rise in cases is largely driven by certain types of activities, including Texans congregating in bars,” External link

independent-ie Friday, June 26, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We are focused on strategies that slow the spread of this virus while also allowing Texans to continue earning a paycheck to support their families,” External link

nytimes Friday, June 26, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The last thing we want to do as a state is go backwards and close down businesses. This temporary pause will help our state corral the spread," External link

RTERadio Friday, June 26, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The last thing we want to do as a state is go backwards and close down businesses,” “This temporary pause will help our state corral the spread until we can safely enter the next phase of opening our state for business” External link

nytimes Friday, June 26, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We are focused on strategies that slow the spread of this virus while also allowing Texans to continue earning a paycheck to support their families,” External link

nytimes Friday, June 26, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We are focused on strategies that slow the spread of this virus while also allowing Texans to continue earning a paycheck to support their families,” External link

nytimes Friday, June 26, 2020 2:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “This is not going to be a permanent assignment,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "This wasn’t just a case about an anti-union employer - it reflects a growing trend in the bus industry of anti-worker companies using an arrangement with a fake union to deter membership from an independent trade union like FIRST," "Our union has a reputation for achieving results for our members and that’s why companies use tactics like this to try to discourage membership" External link

voxy Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We do not have to choose between either returning to jobs or protecting health care,” “We do have the tools and strategies in place where we can achieve both of those ends. Jobs can be maintained without jeopardizing the health of a community if everyone follows the safe strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "John Madigan was a fine representative of a worthy political tradition," "The DLP sought to be the Labor Party at its best: strong on Australian values and determined to get working men and women a fair go" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "You can't change history. You can't reinvent the past," "The past is what has made us. It hasn't made us perfect but the fact we can appreciate we're not perfect is itself a function of the wisdom of the ages" External link

smh Saturday, June 13, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” External link

thenational Tuesday, June 9, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” External link

thecourier Monday, June 8, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” External link

heraldscotland Monday, June 8, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” External link

msn-uk Monday, June 8, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, June 8, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “George Floyd is going to change the arc of the future of the United States. George Floyd has not died in vain. His life will be a living legacy about the way that America and Texas responds to this tragedy,” External link

yorkpress Monday, June 8, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “There will need to be detailed negotiation between government and education unions to decide what is possible and desirable from September 1, 2020,” External link

eadt Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I think it is highly likely that social distancing measures will still be in place, so schools have to be allowed to adapt accordingly,” “However, there also needs to be a significant government-led roll out of digital learning and equipment for children from disadvantaged backgrounds” External link

eadt Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "You can't go to the footy, why on earth should 20000 people be allowed to gather at Town Hall," External link

qt Friday, June 5, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Every Texan and every American has the right to protest and I encourage all Texans to exercise their First Amendment rights. However, violence against others and the destruction of property is unacceptable and counterproductive,” “As protests have turned violent in various areas across the state, it is crucial that we maintain order, uphold public safety, and protect against property damage or loss. By authorising additional federal agents to serve as Texas Peace Officers we will help protect people’s safety while ensuring that peaceful protesters can continue to make their voices heard,” External link

thehindu Monday, June 1, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Every Texan and every American has the right to protest and I encourage all Texans to exercise their First Amendment rights. However, violence against others and the destruction of property is unacceptable and counterproductive,” “As protests have turned violent in various areas across the state, it is crucial that we maintain order, uphold public safety, and protect against property damage or loss. By authorising additional federal agents to serve as Texas Peace Officers we will help protect people’s safety while ensuring that peaceful protesters can continue to make their voices heard,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 1, 2020 7:58:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “As protests have turned violent in various areas across the state, it is crucial that we maintain order, uphold public safety, and protect against property damage or loss,” External link

nytimes Monday, June 1, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “As protests have turned violent in various areas across the state, it is crucial that we maintain order, uphold public safety, and protect against property damage or loss,” External link

nytimes Monday, June 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I think all the players in the publishing industry are hurting because of declining sales and the mismatch between the product they offer and what the customers expect,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I think all the players in the publishing industry are hurting because of declining sales and the mismatch between the product they offer and what the customers expect,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “As testing increases, so will the raw number of people testing positive,” “What matters most is the percentage of people who test positive” External link

washtimes Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “As testing increases, so will the raw number of people testing positive,” “What matters most is the percentage of people who test positive” External link

washtimes Monday, May 18, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told ( about Elon Musk ) : “I’ve had the opportunity to talk to Elon Musk and he’s genuinely interested in Texas and genuinely frustrated with California,” External link

washtimes Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "In many respects, you were the voice of middle Australia. You were the person who would stand up for the battler, the person who would articulate what millions of people were thinking but couldn't quite bring themselves to say," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "In many respects, you were the voice of middle Australia. You were the person who would stand up for the battler, the person who would articulate what millions of people were thinking but couldn't quite bring themselves to say," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "In many respects, you were the voice of middle Australia. You were the person who would stand up for the battler, the person who would articulate what millions of people were thinking but couldn't quite bring themselves to say," External link

theherald-au Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “These people who spent their life building up a business and being told to shut it down and lose every penny they have, and then … they are subject to arrest,” “That is wrong. No one can be put behind bars because they’re not following an executive order” External link

washtimes Friday, May 8, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “These people who spent their life building up a business and being told to shut it down and lose every penny they have, and then … they are subject to arrest,” “That is wrong. No one can be put behind bars because they’re not following an executive order” External link

washtimes Friday, May 8, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “As some county judges advocate for releasing hardened criminals from jail to prevent the spread of Covid-19, it is absurd to have these business owners take their place,” External link

nytimes Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The school has never applied for federal funding before, and we are extremely grateful to qualify for this loan at this unprecedented time to ensure we can support our employees, and our ongoing operations in a manner that is not detrimental to the long-term financial health of the school,” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My office, the Texas Division of Emergency Management and other state agencies are working with local officials to provide immediate support to the areas devastated by this tornado,” “The state has already deployed response teams and medical resources to help Texans in need and to provide assistance to these communities” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My office, the Texas Division of Emergency Management and other state agencies are working with local officials to provide immediate support to the areas devastated by this tornado,” “The state has already deployed response teams and medical resources to help Texans in need and to provide assistance to these communities” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We have demonstrated that we can corral the coronavirus,” External link

washtimes Monday, April 20, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Because of the efforts by everyone to slow the spread, we're now beginning to see glimmers that the worst of Covid-19 may soon be behind us" External link

telegraph Sunday, April 19, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Opening Texas must occur in stages,” External link

nytimes Saturday, April 18, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Opening Texas must occur in stages,” External link

nytimes Saturday, April 18, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Texans are battling a colossal challenge,” “Part of the Texas brand, however, is our ability to overcome challenges. We have overcome far more challenges than we have possibly count” External link

washtimes Friday, April 17, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “This is all done in collaboration,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, April 15, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "That's as it's been and as it will be, but today's just a day to let the High Court judgment speak for itself," External link

msn-uk Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "That's as it's been and as it will be, but, as I said, today is just a day to let the High Court judgment speak for itself" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "That's as it's been and as it will be, but, as I said, today is just a day to let the High Court judgment speak for itself" External link

theage Tuesday, April 7, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Fletcher Building ) : “This is a tactic emerging as a trend in the last few days as employers find new ways to make receipt of the subsidy conditional on a worker’s agreement to contract variations invented by the employer,” “What that means is that Fletcher are telling people – mainly union members and others who didn’t want to sign away their rights – that if they don’t voluntarily sign up to Fletcher’s pay bridging programme, the company can’t receive a wage subsidy for them, so they may go unpaid or asked to discuss redundancy” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Fletcher Building ) : "This is a tactic emerging as a trend in the last few days as employers find new ways to make receipt of the subsidy conditional on a worker’s agreement to contract variations invented by the employer," "What that means is that Fletcher are telling people - mainly union members and others who didn’t want to sign away their rights - that if they don’t voluntarily sign up to Fletcher’s pay bridging programme, the company can’t receive a wage subsidy for them, so they may go unpaid or asked to discuss redundancy" External link

voxy Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Fletcher Building ) : "The last thing we need right now is for a major employer with such a tight and intertwined relationship with Government to be modelling the absolute worst, most deceptive and duplicitous behaviour with its workers and the public," "Fletcher want us to accept the fantasy that a 30% reduction in Exec team salaries is a suitable compromise alongside massive, sweeping reductions in basic employment conditions for thousands of workers" External link

voxy Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "That's as it's been and as it will be, but today's just a day to let the High Court judgment speak for itself," External link

abc-au Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “All of my decisions have not just been haphazard, but instead have been based upon both data and doctors, and they will continue to be based upon data and doctors,” External link

nytimes Saturday, April 4, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : “A stay-at-home strategy would mean that you have to stay at home, you cannot leave home under any circumstances,” External link

nytimes Saturday, April 4, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Austin Texas ) : “The best thing that you can do to ensure that we are not spreading Covid-19 in the state of Texas is stay home, unless you need to be out,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Austin Texas ) : “The best thing that you can do to ensure that we are not spreading Covid-19 in the state of Texas is stay home, unless you need to be out,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told ( about Dallas Austin ) : “I’m governor, not of Dallas, I’m governor, not of Houston,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott added : "There's no guarantee with the stock, but at the moment I'm constantly on the phone to the depot to make sure we're as good as we can be" External link

thanetgazette Monday, March 16, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : “With MH17, Russia has demonstrated that there’s a touch of evil at the heart of their government,” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : “With MH17, Russia has demonstrated that there’s a touch of evil at the heart of their government,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 9, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about President Putin ) : "To the extent that President Putin has a conscience, he should be haunted by this," External link

smh Sunday, March 8, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about President Putin ) : "To the extent that President Putin has a conscience, he should be haunted by this," External link

smh Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Keeping the guy alive was my main priority; I put him in the best position I could, then it was instant - helmet off, jacket off, gloves off - ran to the two-way," "I called, 'emergency, emergency, emergency, we have a causalty who has been hit in the head with a lump of steel' and I didn't hear anything, - not even static. It was heart wrenching" External link

qt Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The wear plate in the bucket had a tension in it that was like a cocked cross bow - like a ticking time bomb, waiting to pop," "I think about it almost every day and haven't worked a day since, it shouldn't have happened" External link

qt Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Today has been a long time coming; we need to get answers. I want Justice for Daniel and I want closure for his family," "Daniel was a top bloke, he was enthusiastic, willing to teach, he didn't care if you weren't a top dog, he had no ego and he was great to work with" External link

qt Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I had my whole life planned up there in Mackay and after this horrific incident I lost everything and the job I loved because I had to go home and live off my mum," External link

qt Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Drivers have been saying the same thing since day one: they work incredibly hard, with significant duties of care to their passengers, and deserve to earn more than what is effectively minimum wage when unpaid gaps in their schedules are factored in," "Auckland Councillors committed to resolving the dispute following the company’s mass suspension of drivers last year, but NZ Bus themselves need to be realistic and truthful about their ability to settle this dispute fairly with their drivers" External link

voxy Tuesday, March 3, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It’s clear that the company are trying to trim their baseline costs while abdicating their responsibilities to their workforce and profiting for their investors - that’s not how a public service like the bus system should be run," "It’s a counterproductive approach because NZ Bus’s reputation is suffering as a result and these drivers want nothing more than to get back on the road feeling a little more valued for the work they do" External link

voxy Tuesday, March 3, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott added ( about Suffolk County Council ) : "It is mystifying that when looking for the details of the proposals, the public are being told to read a lightweight Cabinet report from July last year. It doesn't even have the final proposals in it. Meanwhile UNISON said the council was proposing to end universal childcare provision for 0-5s and use the already stretched resources to target other children up to the age of 19. It said it was also unclear what level of central government funding would be available if the changes go ahead. You may also want to watch: UNISON Suffolk County branch secretary Neil Bland said: " External link

eadt Monday, March 2, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Auckland already has a bus driver shortage, and difficulty servicing its growing commuter base - why would the company seek to make it even more unattractive to potential recruits?" "The bus drivers just want to earn a fair wage for the work they do" External link

voxy Monday, March 2, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott wrote : "Is this anything to do with you @Cambridge_Uni? Absolutely deplorable decision to put these nets up" External link

birminghammail Friday, February 28, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Texas Department ) : "Texas state agencies have been working on this for well over a month now," External link

4-traders Friday, February 28, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We figured this would last a couple of days and then get resolved. But it’s gone on for two weeks,” “We’re now rerouting via the U.S” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, February 21, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My company has been [in Halifax] for 53 years,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, February 21, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We figured this would last a couple of days and then get resolved. But it’s gone on for two weeks,” “We’re now re-routing via the U.S” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, February 21, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My company has been [in Halifax] for 53 years,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, February 21, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "My very clear understanding from the very top levels of the Malaysian government is that from very, very early on here, they thought it was a murder-suicide by the pilot," External link

independent-ie Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot. " External link

skynews Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

thecourier Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “My very clear understanding, from the very top levels of the Malaysian government, is that from very, very early on, they thought it was murder-suicide by the pilot,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "My understanding, my very clear understanding from the very top levels of the Malaysian government is that from very very early on here, they thought it was murder/suicide by the pilot," External link

qt Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I've read all these stories that the Malaysians allegedly didn't want the murder/suicide theory pursued because they were embarrassed about one of their pilots doing this. I have no reason to accept that," External link

qt Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "My understanding - my very clear understanding - from the very top levels of the Malaysian government is that from very, very early on here they thought it was a murder-suicide by the pilot," External link

qt Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Fatigue is a major problem on ships," External link

voxy Monday, February 17, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It was just pure good luck that no one was hurt or killed," External link

voxy Monday, February 17, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Even though we marched last year in Mardi Gras, and we did an amazing job of representing Newcastle and the Hunter Region, it's going to be a little bit different going this year," "It means so much to represent Newcastle, especially the queer community of Newcastle at Mardi Gras" External link

abc-au Friday, February 14, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Newcastle Pride has created such a great organisation and such a great community here in Newcastle," "It's amazing to take that out of Newcastle and showcase, not only that we exist in Newcastle, [but] that Newcastle has also evolved and grown along with the rest of the country and the rest of the world" External link

abc-au Friday, February 14, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "He was given a job to do and, unfortunately for him, he agreed to do it," External link

9news Thursday, February 13, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "All he knew was that to make some easy money, he was to do this," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 12, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "He was given a job to do and, unfortunately for him, he agreed to do it," External link

bordermail Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "While I'm all in favour of stay-at-home-mums if that's their choice, I do think that a properly conservative government, acknowledging that having a family is one of the most wonderful things that anyone can do, would make it easier for women in the workforce to have more kids," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "That is a real problem in every western country: middle class women do not have enough kids. Women in the welfare system have lots of kids," "If you're very wealthy you can afford to have as many kids as you want" External link

watoday Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Having got illegal migration under control, legal migration is virtually out of control," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Almost every one of them is going to make a fine Australian, but that doesn't mean that it is necessarily in our interests, as people who are already here, to constantly ratchet the numbers up and up and up just so we keep headline economic growth in positive terms," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Having got illegal migration under control, legal migration is virtually out of control," External link

watoday Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Almost every one of them is going to make a fine Australian, but that doesn't mean that it is necessarily in our interests, as people who are already here, to constantly ratchet the numbers up and up and up just so we keep headline economic growth in positive terms," External link

watoday Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Texas has carried more than its share in assisting the refugee resettlement process and appreciates that other states are available to help with these efforts,” External link

nytimes Saturday, January 11, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I'm one of 70,000 RFS volunteers - let's hope all of us stay safe and do good work," External link

theherald-au Friday, January 10, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I'm one of 70,000 RFS volunteers - let's hope all of us stay safe and do good work," External link

portstephensexaminer Friday, January 10, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I'm one of 70,000 RFS volunteers - let's hope all of us stay safe and do good work," External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 10, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Suffolk County Council ) : "These brutal Conservative plans would see a third of Suffolk's children's centres close entirely, whilst many more would see their opening hours reduced. " External link

eadt Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Suffolk County Council ) : "These brutal Conservative plans would see a third of Suffolk's children's centres close entirely, whilst many more would see their opening hours reduced. " External link

eadt Wednesday, January 8, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Places of worship are meant to be sacred, and I am grateful for the church members who acted quickly to take down the shooter and help prevent further loss of life," External link

abc-au Monday, December 30, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “This went on for about an hour,” External link

theargus Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I was seeing all sorts of apparitions I saw fish in the sky and bugs in the roof” External link

theargus Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Serious concerns about wages and conditions have not yet been fully resolved, but with the Council’s input and oversight, the process of negotiation now has a fairer and more transparent basis to work from," "Negotiations with NZ Bus will continue this afternoon and over the coming days with the aim of reaching a resolution that complements the Council’s decision to facilitate the process of a fair settlement, and one that gets the drivers back on the road in the short term while seriously evaluating a fix for the broken PTOM model for the longer term" External link

voxy Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Doubtless, Corbyn is a nice enough man at one level; but, if ever given power, his ideas will debauch a great country. Hence, the world has never watched a British election with more interest and more trepidation," External link

watoday Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Doubtless, Corbyn is a nice enough man at one level; but, if ever given power, his ideas will debauch a great country. Hence, the world has never watched a British election with more interest and more trepidation," External link

theage Sunday, December 8, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "We need a solution to the mess PTOM has created," "Money is being wasted on training endless drivers that are just up and leaving the industry within months of entering it" External link

voxy Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott admitted : “It was a call I put into him, yes I spoke to him,” External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I honestly don’t know whether I was asked to provide a reference or not. I have no recall of being asked to provide a reference,” External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "All of the concerns we raised about the effect PTOM would have if it went ahead have already come true in Auckland," "It’s not good enough to just shrug our shoulders and say it's here now and that's that - drivers are struggling, the industry is facing a shortage, and we seem to be the only ones proposing solutions" External link

voxy Friday, November 29, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about China Hong Kong ) : "It wouldn't be possible for a credible Australian government to ignore any abrogation of the 'One Country, Two Systems' arrangement with Hong Kong. That would have to be met with targeted sanctions at least as significant as those imposed on Russia for its proxy invasion of the western Ukraine (in 2014)," "If that sort of thing (persecutions) was to start to happen, I think they would be the tremors of the sort of crackdown we'd have to take very seriously" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "America shouldn't have to do all the heavy lifting on behalf of the wider world. I certainly would be supportive of Australia doing freedom of navigation ... I think it's probably time for Australia to do one," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Any form of economic sanction would hurt them as much as us and, as most of our exports are commodities, at least in the short term we could readily find alternative buyers amongst alternative suppliers' current customers," External link

watoday Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about China Hong Kong ) : "It wouldn't be possible for a credible Australian government to ignore any abrogation of the 'One Country, Two Systems' arrangement with Hong Kong. That would have to be met with targeted sanctions at least as significant as those imposed on Russia for its proxy invasion of the western Ukraine (in 2014)," "If that sort of thing (persecutions) was to start to happen, I think they would be the tremors of the sort of crackdown we'd have to take very seriously" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, November 28, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "America shouldn't have to do all the heavy lifting on behalf of the wider world. I certainly would be supportive of Australia doing freedom of navigation ... I think it's probably time for Australia to do one," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, November 28, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It defies belief that Go Bus have let relations sour to this extent, but there is an easy fix - join us in good faith negotiations, listen to the workers, and look at your competitors in the bus industry who pay their workers significantly more and have some concern for staff retention and wellbeing," "Bus drivers with the kind of pay and conditions that allow them to look after their families properly are more likely to stay in the job longer and be happier and more productive - and they tend not to go on strike" External link

voxy Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I can understand India’s caution about RCEP,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 22, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We think existing entities would be better with India in them rather than without,” “So, if India was within APEC, I believe it would be a stronger, more effective body” External link

Hindu Friday, November 22, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "They're views that I think many people would find repugnant," External link

qt Wednesday, November 20, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The often-glossed-over reality is that it's hard for Australia to be a meaningful strategic partner to a country that thinks it can bully its neighbours on the basis of confected territorial claims that it refuses to submit to arbitration and tries to resolve unilaterally in its favour," "Especially if China dumps 'one-country, two-systems' for Hong Kong and becomes more belligerent with Taiwan, but even if it just vigorously prosecutes its territorial claims against countries like India and Japan, it’s hard to see relations with China rising much above the level of a 'cold peace' any time soon" External link

watoday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The often-glossed-over reality is that it's hard for Australia to be a meaningful strategic partner to a country that thinks it can bully its neighbours on the basis of confected territorial claims that it refuses to submit to arbitration and tries to resolve unilaterally in its favour," "It's hard to see relations with China rising much above the level of a 'cold peace' any time soon" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 18, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The often-glossed-over reality is that it's hard for Australia to be a meaningful strategic partner to a country that thinks it can bully its neighbours on the basis of confected territorial claims that it refuses to submit to arbitration and tries to resolve unilaterally in its favour," "It's hard to see relations with China rising much above the level of a 'cold peace' any time soon" External link

theage Monday, November 18, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The often-glossed-over reality is that it's hard for Australia to be a meaningful strategic partner to a country that thinks it can bully its neighbours on the basis of confected territorial claims that it refuses to submit to arbitration and tries to resolve unilaterally in its favour," "It's hard for any country to be [anything] other than a client, or a strategic competitor, with a country that still regards itself as the 'middle kingdom' and that has now dropped the mask of hiding its strength and biding its time" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 18, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott asked : "Why should Australian officials think that what one country of a billion people could achieve under the dictatorship of the proletariat is impossible in another that has the blessings of democracy, the rule of law and the English language?" "Unless, of course, they're closet admirers of a command-market-economy, regard the Chinese as somehow superior to everyone else, or - most likely - don't want to admit that Australia might have put too many eggs into the China basket" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 18, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I want to make sure that anytime the state does use that ultimate final punishment,” External link

nytimes Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott says : “It ought to be done because it’s been dragging on so much,” External link

standard Friday, November 15, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "These drivers tried peaceful strike action and were met with arbitrary suspensions that targeted union delegates and anyone else holding out for fair wage bargaining," "Both Go Bus and Auckland Transport have tried to pit drivers against the public, which is irresponsible and disingenuous - none of them have taken these actions lightly, and they care about their jobs and their passengers" External link

voxy Tuesday, November 12, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It’s total nonsense to hear Go Bus claiming they’re worried about strike action being an inconvenience to commuters when just last week they were suspending drivers left and right simply for being members of a union who are trying to negotiate fair wages and conditions," "Auckland Transport need to stop running interference for their bus operators and recognise that there’s something going very sour at Go Bus - they can’t afford to lose all of their experienced drivers, and there’s no reason they should be trying to" External link

voxy Tuesday, November 12, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Our members have a lawful right to strike, especially when they’ve been met with so much hostility from Go Bus managers and been dismissed time and time again for asking for reasonable wages that are commensurate with the long and stressful hours they work while looking after passengers and keeping the buses running on time,” “This morning’s action was part of an ongoing battle to increase pay and conditions for all bus drivers around New Zealand – they’re a workforce that’s historically undervalued and overworked, and they need their employer to know that these jobs are unsustainable without proper investment from the companies who hire them” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 11, 2019 5:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Our members have a lawful right to strike, especially when they’ve been met with so much hostility from Go Bus managers and been dismissed time and time again for asking for reasonable wages that are commensurate with the long and stressful hours they work while looking after passengers and keeping the buses running on time," "This morning’s action was part of an ongoing battle to increase pay and conditions for all bus drivers around New Zealand - they’re a workforce that’s historically undervalued and overworked, and they need their employer to know that these jobs are unsustainable without proper investment from the companies who hire them" External link

voxy Monday, November 11, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "all of you are quite rightly anxious but I just want you to know, within two days of being diagnosed she walked 100 miles. " External link

qt Friday, November 8, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Had we lost this election, this government would have been judged an embarrassing failure," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "All of you, I think are quite rightly anxious but I just wanted you to know that within two days of being diagnosed, she walked 100 miles," "She is one tough woman and she will get through this" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "All of you, I think are quite rightly anxious but I just wanted you to know that within two days of being diagnosed, she walked 100 miles," "She is one tough woman and she will get through this" External link

bordermail Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Had we lost this election, this government would have been judged an embarrassing failure," External link

bordermail Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott says : “I have to imagine that three-quarters to 80 per cent of his estate will be eaten up by taxes and legal fees. How can you amass so much wealth and not do something so basic as a will? It happens all the time,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott says : “Sometimes, the $15,000 [probate fee] is a small price to pay to avoid litigation, legal fees and disharmony,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott replied : "Any suggestion that I was a foreign influencer is absurd ... I decline to register and suggest that you rethink the making of such misplaced and impertinent requests in the future" External link

9news Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The case, in my submission, is weak and tenuous," External link

abc-au Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:01:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's going to place us under enormous pressure until we get Barwon" External link

theage Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's going to place us under enormous pressure until we get Barwon" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott added : "I am sceptical about the effectiveness or sustainability of fines and know they can create a divide between families and schools. The cost of family holidays is undoubtedly a major factor. Many parents simply cannot afford to go away during the school holidays so are willing to risk a fine by taking their children away during term-time instead. A spokeswoman said: " External link

eadt Monday, October 28, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We are extremely grateful for all the funds we currently receive from both the HSE and the general public. However, in the 30 years that I have worked with Cope Foundation , I have never experienced delays this bad,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, October 17, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Мартин Бут ) : “But then the economic crash happened and by 2009, we were supporting 2,350 people with 873 WTE staff on a budget of €55 million and we’re now catering for the same number of people with 1,100 WTE staff on a €60 million budget,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, October 17, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "People have been incredibly generous in their support of the foundation since its inception in 1957," "However, there has never been a time when that support has been needed more. In the months ahead, we will be undertaking a significant awareness campaign of the challenges facing COPE, and outlining ways that people and businesses can help" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "People have been incredibly generous in their support of the foundation since its inception in 1957," "However, there has never been a time when that support has been needed more. In the months ahead, we will be undertaking a significant awareness campaign of the challenges facing COPE, and outlining ways that people and businesses can help" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 16, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The people of Cork have been incredibly generous in their support of Cope Foundation since its inception in 1957,” External link

eecho Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Malcolm Turnbull ) : "It wasn't that we had a divided government, it was more that there was one person who was determined to get to the top by hook or by crook," "Malcolm always thought it was his destiny to be prime minister and I happened to be the obstacle to that and so he dealt with me as best he could" External link

qt Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I'm sure lots of people could find fault with my government and it would be impolitic of me to find fault with either the Turnbull Government or the Morrison Government, but look, you could always say that some things could have been done better," "But I think in our determination not to overtax and overregulate people, to respect tradition and to put Australia first, we have done our country proud" External link

qt Monday, October 7, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Malcolm Turnbull ) : "We got a lot done in two years but look, my problem was that I had one colleague who was never happy to be someone else's minister," "It wasn't that we had a divided government. It was more that there was one person who was determined to get to the top by hook or by crook. Malcolm always thought it was his destiny to be prime minister, and I happened to be the obstacle to that, and so he dealt with me as best he could" External link

qt Monday, October 7, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I thought it was fine while it existed, but plainly that's not how she thought of it," External link

qt Monday, October 7, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "It wasn't that we had a divided government, it was more that there was one person who was determined to get to the top by hook or by crook," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, October 6, 2019 10:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “It is a good move to ban plastic, but there should be alternatives, without that it won’t work,” External link

thehindu Thursday, October 3, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Read More ) : "Our tracks are multi-use. Passengers in other countries don't share the line with vehicles hauling stone from the Mendips. Read More " External link

bristolpost Wednesday, September 25, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “This happened very quickly. It just demonstrates that in this day and time, climate change is real. We no longer have to be concerned just with a hurricane. We have to be concerned with almost any sort of weather system that can quickly evolve into a major storm and produce a great deal of rain,” External link

india Friday, September 20, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Maritime NZ takes all steps to ensure the safety of maritime operations in New Zealand, including aboard foreign ships in our waters, in accordance with international law," External link

voxy Friday, September 20, 2019 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "We elect sensible governments of the centre-right to serve us in practical ways, not to engage in social engineering," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, September 15, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott wrote : "The real 'extinction rebellion' we need is not against our failure to reduce emissions more but against our failure to produce more children," "Hungary, whose population is predicted to shrink by a quarter over the next half century, is waiving housing debt for larger families and not taxing at all four-time mothers, among other measures worth careful study" External link

abc-au Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott wrote : "In my lifetime, there's never been a more momentous decision, not even that to retake the Falkland Islands," External link

abc-au Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott declared : "There will be some final huffing and puffing from the re-moaners but leaving the EU won't break up the United Kingdom because the Scots would hardly secede from London only to accede to Brussels," External link

abc-au Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The problem with the people who have been swarming across the borders in Europe in very recent times is that you don't get any impression that they come to join. They are not there to be grateful, they are there with a grievance" External link

thenational Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott wrote : “Let’s pick up the pace Texans,” External link

nytimes Saturday, September 7, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "The problem with the people who have been swarming across the borders in Europe in very recent times is that you don't get any impression that they come to join. You get the impression they come to change," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's not up to me to advise the government … But yes, the Hungarian and Australian migration policies are very aligned" External link

abc-au Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I think he is perfectly entitled to take that focus. As a general rule I am all in favour of families with children," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I think he is perfectly entitled to take that focus. As a general rule I am all in favour of families with children," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 5, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott replied : “No, but I’d be happy to meet them though,” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott replied : "No, but I'd be happy to meet them though" External link

qt Tuesday, September 3, 2019 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott responded : "You obviously have more intelligence over these things than I do," External link

qt Tuesday, September 3, 2019 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “This is all of our worst nightmare, but thank God she’s alive and relatively well,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, September 2, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Texas Department ) : “I have been to too many of these events,” “Too many Texans are in mourning. Too many Texans have lost their lives. The status quo in Texas is unacceptable, and action is needed” External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 2, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “This is my street instincts: When a car is approaching you and you see a gun of any type, just get down,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 2, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Texas Department ) : “I have been to too many of these events,” “Too many Texans are in mourning. Too many Texans have lost their lives. The status quo in Texas is unacceptable, and action is needed” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, September 2, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Texas Department ) : “I have been to too many of these events,” “Too many Texans are in mourning. Too many Texans have lost their lives. The status quo in Texas is unacceptable, and action is needed” External link

oxfordtimes Monday, September 2, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “In the midst of a man driving down the highway shooting at people, local law enforcement and state troopers pursued him and stopped him from possibly going into a crowded movie theater and having another event of mass violence,” External link

washtimes Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Now in the aftermath of this shooting, and the unique aspects of this shooting, we must broaden our efforts to address tragedy that has befallen Odessa ,” “And we must do so quickly. We need solutions that will keep guns out of the hands of criminals like the killer here in Odessa while also ensuring that we safeguard Second Amendment rights. And we must do it fast” External link

washtimes Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Toddlers are funny because they can get shot but still want to run around and play,” External link

washtimes Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We are here today, and we will be here every day until this community is pieced back together,” “But we know that words alone are inadequate. Words must be met with action” External link

washtimes Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott responded : "We had a bit of that up in Port Moresby," External link

abc-au Friday, August 23, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The biggest single problem with what's happening in the NSW parliament at the moment is that it has been sprung on people," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, August 9, 2019 8:26:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "What I would want to give you is what's good about us because when you go to China the challenge will not just to be an analyst, it will be to be a judge," External link

9news Friday, August 9, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I'm not sure if she read any of these books, but I would certainly say to anyone who wants to be an effective centre-right activist or conservative activist, you can do no better than immerse yourself in the great books of which by far the greatest is the New Testament," External link

9news Friday, August 9, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We need to ensure that guns are not in the hands of deranged killers, like the man who committed this heinous crime here in El Paso,” External link

nytimes Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “In this case, we’re dealing with terrorism,” “We’re dealing with a white supremacist. We’re dealing with racism” External link

nytimes Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Early years are the most crucial period of child's development - we know that high quality early years provision narrows the gap between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged children and has a lasting positive impact on outcomes. " External link

eadt Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "We are going to aggressively prosecute it both as capital murder but also as a hate crime, which is exactly what it appears to be," External link

RTERadio Sunday, August 4, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We as a state unite in support of these victims and their family members,” “We must do one thing today, one thing tomorrow and each and every day after this – we must unite” External link

3NewsGhana Sunday, August 4, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "We as a state unite in support of these victims and their family members," "We must do one thing today, one thing tomorrow and each and every day after this - we must unite" External link

bbc Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We as a state unite in support of these victims and their family members,” “We must do one thing today, one thing tomorrow and each and every day after this – we must unite” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We as a state unite in support of these victims and their family members,” “We must do one thing today, one thing tomorrow and each and every day after this - we must unite” External link

adaderana Sunday, August 4, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's a pretty big achievement," External link

abc-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Without his Australian citizenship, we can't represent the state and we can't represent the country," External link

abc-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Organising doctor appointments, specialist appointments and getting in touch with the multicultural society and immigration," "You hear all these rumours about how much immigrants get given and how unfair it is" External link

abc-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "You can just tell when someone's had fights," "You could tell in their footwork — their balance was perfect — you could tell they were seasoned fighters" External link

abc-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "He does everything I ask of him, works hard and gets the rewards," External link

abc-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I was pouring a concrete slab in the backyard here this morning and Regarn and Bashir were here to help," "It's an honour and privilege to work with them" External link

abc-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I think there's been a lot of wind but not too much action - and thank God, because the last thing we want is what I regard as the dark Satanic Mills of the modern era spoiling our landscape," External link

watoday Friday, July 19, 2019 6:31:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's a pretty big achievement," External link

abc-au Friday, July 19, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Without his Australian citizenship, we can't represent the state and we can't represent the country," External link

abc-au Friday, July 19, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "Organising doctor appointments, specialist appointments and getting in touch with the multicultural society and immigration," "You hear all these rumours about how much immigrants get given and how unfair it is" External link

abc-au Friday, July 19, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "You can just tell when someone's had fights," "You could tell in their footwork — their balance was perfect — you could tell they were seasoned fighters" External link

abc-au Friday, July 19, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "He does everything I ask of him, works hard and gets the rewards," External link

abc-au Friday, July 19, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "I was pouring a concrete slab in the backyard here this morning and Regarn and Bashir were here to help," "It's an honour and privilege to work with them" External link

abc-au Friday, July 19, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "We weren't looking for [the jellyfish] - we didn't know it was going to be there" External link

bbc Wednesday, July 17, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : “The purpose of the trip was to fundraise but also to show people there’s an array of wildlife on your doorstep,” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, July 16, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The initial moment of seeing it was pretty mind-blowing," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, July 16, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The initial moment of seeing it was pretty mind-blowing,” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The initial moment of seeing it was pretty mind-blowing,” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, July 15, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The initial moment of seeing it was pretty mind-blowing,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, July 15, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The initial moment of seeing it was pretty mind-blowing,” External link

independent-ie Monday, July 15, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott explained : “We wanted Wild Ocean Week to show that you don’t need to go abroad to experience the richness of marine life – there’s so much right here,” External link

standard Monday, July 15, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott explained : “Firstly, we wanted to show how amazing sea life in the UK actually is, secondly we wanted to raise awareness of the importance of marine conservation” External link

standard Monday, July 15, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "When we went out there to patrol the area, we saw one tourist with a ladder on the top of his car, so we went and had a chat with him," "We've got a permit system out there, but these ones here were illegal visitors without a permit" External link

abc-au Friday, July 5, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "When we went out there to patrol the area, we saw one tourist with a ladder on the top of his car, so we went and had a chat with him," "We've got a permit system out there, but these ones here were illegal visitors without a permit" External link

abc-au Sunday, June 30, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "When we went out there to patrol the area, we saw one tourist with a ladder on the top of his car, so we went and had a chat with him," "We've got a permit system out there, but these ones here were illegal visitors without a permit" External link

abc-au Saturday, June 29, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott says : “The crisis at our southern border is unlike anything we’ve witnessed before and has put an enormous strain on the existing resources. We are taking action to confront the crisis at the border and keep potentially dangerous criminals and illegal activity out of our communities. By working together with our federal partners, we will continue to pursue a strong and comprehensive strategy to secure our border,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 27, 2019 3:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The crisis at our southern border is unlike anything we’ve witnessed before and has put an enormous strain on the existing resources we have in place,” External link

nytimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “Here is a common sense law. We had to pass it because police shut down a lemonade stand here in Texas. So kids, cheers!” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott responded : “If there has been any drop in usage, it is already down to council cuts. In response to austerity, libraries had their opening hours cut and the number of books was cut. Imagine if a book shop did business like this. It would lose customers” External link

barnet-today Tuesday, June 11, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We keep pushing up the mortgage book. That’s 13 or 14 months of consecutive growth in a tough market. We would not like to say the market is not tough it is” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 30, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We are not tied to increasing profits year on year; we are tied to making a good service for our members. We try and manage our profit to a number which allows us to pay as much as we can on savings interest and charge a reasonably competitive rate on the mortgages. It’s getting the fine balance between our mortgage book and our savings book and a profit which allows us to keep our financial strength, so we can do these things” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 30, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "We've got good news and yes, we've got a little bit of bad news," "The good news is that there's every chance the Liberal-National Coalition has won this election" External link

nzherald Tuesday, May 21, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "We've got good news and yes, we've got a little bit of bad news," "The good news is that there's every chance the Liberal-National Coalition has won this election" External link

qt Tuesday, May 21, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “We’ve got good news and yes, we’ve got a little bit of bad news,” “The good news is that there’s every chance the Liberal-National Coalition has won this election” External link

heraldsun Tuesday, May 21, 2019 3:57:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's also clear that in some, what might be described as wealthy seats, we're doing tough and the green-left are doing better. " External link

qt Monday, May 20, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "When climate change is a moral issue, we Liberals do it tough. When climate change is an economic issue, we do well," External link

4-traders Sunday, May 19, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The good news is that there is every chance the Liberal National Coalition has won this election," "This is a really extraordinary result, it is a stupendous result, it is a great result for Scott Morrison and the rest of the Liberal team, and Scott Morrison will quite rightly enter the Liberal pantheon forever" External link

theage Sunday, May 19, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I have to say that once we had the result in the Wentworth by-election six months or so back, I always knew it was going to be tough here in Warringah," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The good news is that there is every chance the Liberal National Coalition has won this election," "This is a really extraordinary result, it is a stupendous result, it is a great result for Scott Morrison and the rest of the Liberal team, and Scott Morrison will quite rightly enter the Liberal pantheon forever" External link

Stuff Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "At least I didn't lose the seat as PM," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "At least I didn't lose the seat as PM," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "At least I didn't lose the seat as PM," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "At least I didn't lose the seat as PM," External link

maitlandmercury Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "At least I didn't lose the seat as PM," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's disappointing for us here in Warringah but what matters is what's best for the country," External link

9news Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I can't say that it doesn't hurt to lose, but I decided back then ... that if I had to lose, so be it, I'd rather be a loser than a quitter," External link

9news Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The good news is that there is every chance the Liberal National Coalition has won this election," "This is a really extraordinary result, it is a stupendous result, it is a great result for Scott Morrison and the rest of the Liberal team, and Scott Morrison will quite rightly enter the Liberal pantheon forever" External link

theage Saturday, May 18, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "When climate change is a moral issue, we Liberals do it tough. When climate change is an economic issue, we do well," External link

4-traders Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "When climate change is a moral issue, we Liberals do it tough. When climate change is an economic issue, we do well," External link

4-traders Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I can't say that it doesn't hurt to lose but I decided back then, in October of last year, that if I had to lose, so be it. I'd rather be a loser than a quitter," External link

maitlandmercury Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "I can't say that it doesn't hurt to lose but I decided back then, in October of last year, that if I had to lose, so be it. I'd rather be a loser than a quitter," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott told : "The good news is much more important than the bad news. The good news is that there is every chance that the Liberal-National coalition has won this election," External link

thenational Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "The good news is that there is every chance the Liberal National Coalition has won this election," "This is a really extraordinary result, it is a stupendous result, it is a great result for Scott Morrison and the rest of the Liberal team, and Scott Morrison will quite rightly enter the Liberal pantheon forever" External link

theage Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “The good news is much more important than the bad news. The good news is that there is every chance that the Liberal-National Coalition has won this election,” External link

dailytelegraph Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “It’s often said that all public lives end badly. But I’m certainly not going to let one bad day spoil 25 great years,” External link

dailytelegraph Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "It's disappointing for us here in Warringah but what matters is what's best for the country," External link

9news Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott declared : "I'd rather be a loser than a quitter" External link

9news Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "He sincerely regrets eating the cannabis cupcake which caused him to behave in a way which was completely out of character for him. " External link

msn-uk Saturday, May 18, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : “I think we’ve seen a lot of low blows. And last night, we saw a most unfortunate incident where one of my campaign volunteers was attacked and stabbed,” “Now, luckily, he wasn’t seriously hurt. He’s back at his post today” External link

dailytelegraph Saturday, May 18, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Abbott said : "You might almost say he had a Labor heart, but a Liberal head," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, May 17, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Bob Hawke ) : "Bob Hawke had a remarkable ability to reach across party lines," "A lot of the things that he did in the early '80s were things which many people felt might have been done by the Fraser government" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, May 17, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Mr Abbott ) : "A lot of the things that he did in the early 80s… were things which many people felt might have been done by the Fraser government. Mr Abbott said his electorate had seen " External link

9news Friday, May 17, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Labor ) : "In my judgment, he was Labor's greatest prime minister. But his key achievements - financial deregulation, tariff cuts, and the beginnings of privatisation - went against the Labor grain, as Labor's more recent policy direction shows," External link

9news Friday, May 17, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott wrote : "Bob Hawke was a great prime minister. In my judgment, he was Labor's greatest prime minister," External link

qt Friday, May 17, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Bob Hawke ) : "Bob Hawke had a remarkable ability to reach across party lines," "A lot of the things that he did in the early 80s were things which many people felt might have been done by the Fraser government" External link

theherald-au Friday, May 17, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Mr Abbott said ( about Labor ) : "In my judgment, he was Labor's greatest prime minister. But his key achievements - financial deregulation, tariff cuts, and the beginnings of privatisation - went against the Labor grain, as Labor's more recent policy direction shows," External link

9news Friday, May 17, 2019 4:34:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
former prime minister of australia0.93%EN11/22/201722/11/2017
accused33.33%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
member4.63%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
predecessor2.78%EN02/27/201727/02/2017
engineer0.93%EN02/27/201727/02/2017
author1.85%EN12/11/201611/12/2016
immigration minister0.93%EN11/29/201629/11/2016
senator2.78%EN10/24/201624/10/2016
minister for employment0.93%EN10/22/201622/10/2016
leader4.63%EN07/03/201603/07/2016
host0.93%EN07/02/201602/07/2016
prime minister23.15%EN06/23/201623/06/2016
minister18.52%EN03/02/201502/03/2015
assistant treasurer2.78%EN04/16/201416/04/2014
treasurer0.93%EN02/04/201404/02/2014
Names Lang Count
Mr AbbottEN95.34%
Mr. AbbottEN3.60%
Mr AbbottSA0.81%
Mr. AbbottSA0.26%


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