Tony Abbott short quotes

If I was in a refugee camp somewhere on the Pakistani border, of course I'd want to come to Australia. ---->>>

Climate change is crap. ---->>>

For small business people, less paperwork means higher profits, boosted sales and more time with the family. ---->>>

I instinctively try to protect people from filth. ---->>>

I'm a politician. I'm not going to get into a whole range of scientific argument with scientists. ---->>>

We just can't stop people from being homeless if that's their choice. ---->>>

The Australian public are very fair and they are always prepared to give the leader of a major political party a fair go. ---->>>

Once people come to Australia, they join the team. ---->>>

Political parties don't work when people just announce what they are doing and expect everyone else to follow. ---->>>

If we boost productivity, we can improve economic growth. ---->>>

I do enjoy exercise, not because I am an exercise junkie but because it's terrific stress release. ---->>>

If people are going to do things which have certain consequences that they would rather avoid, they should do whatever they need to avoid the consequences. ---->>>

A tax cut to compensate for a tax increase is not a cut - it's a con. ---->>>

Certainly, my uni days involved some statements that I wouldn't make today. ---->>>

I don't think my religious convictions should be held against me. ---->>>

I feel a little uncomfortable at being asked the sorts of questions that other Catholics in public life tend not to be asked. ---->>>

I have close family members as well as lots of close friends who are gay. Many of them strongly support gay marriage. ---->>>

I think that political marriages are subject to more strain than most precisely because of the nature of politics. ---->>>

I would not want to see any relaxation of the law prohibiting human cloning. ---->>>

There are no factions in the Liberal Party. ---->>>

You cannot win an election without a fight. ---->>>

Oppositions are not there to get legislation through. Oppositions are there to hold the government to account. ---->>>

I'm not running for canonisation. ---->>>

You try turning up in America without documents, without a visa, without a passport; you'll be treated as very, very much illegal. ---->>>

I think anything which improves services is in principle a good thing. ---->>>

I want to see an end to sovereign risk questions over Australia. ---->>>

I try to treat people as people and not put them in pigeonholes. ---->>>

My commitment to the forgotten families of Australia is to ease your cost of living pressure. ---->>>

My mum and mad were both very generous, encouraging parents. ---->>>

I am in favour of the notion of Australia as an immigrant society. ---->>>

The problem with the Australian practice of abortion is that an objectively grave matter has been reduced to a question of the mother's convenience. ---->>>

To move past fear is a cliche. ---->>>

Well, I'm not saying that an emissions tax is ever going to be good policy. ---->>>

The truth is I try to take people as I find them. ---->>>

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