Team Abbott

Choosing a cabinet minister is a vitally important decision because the Prime Minister’s leadership is partly reflected in the ministerial talent he has around him. Although Prime Minister Abbott appointed his cabinet in a spirit of camaraderie that reflected the pre-election team, it was not long before controversial budgetary measures, ad hoc policy announcements and ministerial blunders tripped him up.

The Gentlemen's Club

David Pope, The Canberra Times,

The Days of Knights and Dames

Mark Knight, Herald Sun,

Budget Unites a Nation!

Mark Knight, Herald Sun,

This is Not a Cock-up

Alan Moir, The Sydney Morning Herald,

Christopher Pyne's Reforms

Rocco Fazzari, The Sydney Morning Herald,


Wes Mountain, Crikey,

Hunt's Remit

Cathy Wilcox, The Sydney Morning Herald,

Occupied Lavatories

David Rowe, The Australian Financial Review,

Enough Rope

Paul Zanetti, Syndicated,