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Boscutti Report — Tony Abbott

Abbott urges government not to create federal bribery body

Tony Abbott

SYDNEY (Boscutti Report) — Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has told colleagues the Turnbull government should not blindly follow Labor and create a federal bribery commission – an initiative flagged by Bill Shorten in a scene-setting speech in January. Mr Abbott spoke at the regular party room meeting and was backed, according to colleagues, by the Queensland Liberal Stuart Robert, who was dumped two years ago from the Turnbull ministry following controversy over a ‘private’ trip to Beijing to oversee a mining deal involving a major Liberal donor. Mr Abbott said unions and big business are getting good value for money from...

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Abbott moves to rename Australia Day

Tony Abbott

  SYDNEY (Boscutti Report) — Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has launched a campaign to rename Australia’s national day of celebration ‘Britain Day’. ‘British settlement was a very good thing – it’s something that all of us, on balance, can and should be proud of,’ he said. ‘It’s something we should celebrate.’ Mr Abbott suggested Australians couldn’t afford to ‘wallow in endless, carping self-criticism.’ ‘Self-awareness is the last thing we need,’ he said.

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