Tag: Tony Abbott

Goodbye Christine Milne, and another female leader

First published by the Sydney Morning Herald, 7 May 2015 As the government prepares to announce its plans to reform childcare subsidies for working families, it was interesting to see how the issue of children appeared to be impacting on one of the parties it will be negotiating with to get its changes through the Senate. When Christine Milne announced she was standing down as Greens leader, she said: “I … Read More Goodbye Christine Milne, and another female leader

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Principal Abbott: Good education starts today

First published by The Hoopla, 15 February 2015 The Hoopla has an exclusive: this year’s commencement address from Tony Abbott, principal of Capital Hill High, Canberra. “Welcome parents and students. Firstly, let me apologise for the lack of seats. Our school has a terrible deficit after the waste and chaos of its previous two principals, Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd. We had to sell most of … Read More Principal Abbott: Good education starts today

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