A bromance for the ages
How I learnt to love Tony Abbott
Abbott was my best friend … We talked over everything. The meaning of life, the purpose of politics, who’d win the rugby league grand final, what girls we planned to ask out, petty squabbles we might have had with our parents. [12 September 2012]
Like Abbott, I spent some time at a Catholic seminary intending to become a priest. [22 August 2009]
In 1977, Abbott a
The prime minister is sorry about everything
Tony Abbott apologises
Good evening. Tonight I want to speak to you about honesty. And dishonesty. On honesty good government depends. Dishonesty is the seed of bad government. It is a betrayal of the people, of democracy itself.
“And then a Plank in Reason, broke / And I dropped down, and down” – as the poet said.
Let me begin by saying that I came here tonight on a bicycle. My own bicycle: