Posts Tagged ‘tony abbot’

Aussie – governed by a lame duck

Written By: - Date published: 11:21 am, July 3rd, 2016 - 51 comments

I suspect we are looking at a lame duck government in our biggest trading partner. While we wait for their next early election, we’re likely to see either not much happening at all, or a series of quixotic gestures aimed at bolstering uncertainty and reinforcing the need for “stable government”. (updated)

Abbot in trouble

Written By: - Date published: 9:11 am, February 3rd, 2015 - 22 comments

Seems like Australian PM Tony Abbot might be facing a leadership challenge.

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