Tony Abbott

The Pyramids to Sochi - the fatal attraction of the megaproject

Tony Abbott wants to be the 'infrastructure PM'. He should be wary of the power of ambition when it comes to building monuments. 

It cost the Australian taxpayer...

Max Walsh, 13 February 2014, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Powerful lobbyists' efforts seldom directed at helping the battlers

In the lead-up to the May budget, the federal government and news outlets are flooded by wish-lists. This week, a spate of proposals came from the Institute of Chartered Accountants for...

Daryl Dixon, 10 February 2014, The Canberra Times

Rudd can climb out of the grave dug by Gillard

That Kevin Rudd has the ability to run an unusually emotional election campaign should be giving the Abbott camp the jitters. 

Do not dismiss the surge by Kevin Rudd and the...

Max Walsh, 4 July 2013, The Australian Financial Review

When the cupboard is bare: Coalition's challenge

Economists warn that the lucky country is heading for a rough ride – one that will present some challenges for Coalition government longevity. 

The political consensus...

Max Walsh, 6 June 2013, Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Even in opposition, Gillard and Swan won't make it easy for Coalition

While Tony Abbott is likely to win a majority in the lower house in the September poll, the Coalition is unlikely to have control of the Senate.

Kevin Rudd's disavowal of any...

Max Walsh, 28 March 2013, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

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  • Tuesday 19 December 2017

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