Article – Third-time unlucky haunts Tony Abbott

by 15 August 2013

Geoff Kitney 10 August 2013 The Australian Financial Review

Election The Opposition Leader’s polls are improving but the fear of losing won’t go away, writes Geoff Kitney.

Tony Abbott has edged a few steps closer to securing the big political prize he cherishes and away from the precipice he dreads.

As voters begin to weigh up the decision they will have to make when they vote on September 7, the weight of a troubled and [...]

63% of Australians think North Australia will benefit from more people

by 25 May 2012

In a landmark Newspoll conducted exclusively for the Institute of Public Affairs, 63% of Australians said that increasing the population of North Australia would be a good thing for the area.