Eric Abetz

Type: Person
Name: Eric Abetz
Title: Politician
Organization: Governnment of Australia
Nationality: Australia
Fact Sheet: Biography for Eric Abetz
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Key Australian politicians pull out of controversial anti-gay conference

Various high-profile politicians scheduled to speak at the anti-gay World Congress of Families (WCF) this weekend have pulled out over issues to do with who will host the event.Those who had been scheduled to attend the Melbourne conference, but have ... [Published Pink News - 10 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Interview with Leon Compton on 936 ABC Radio Hobart | Ministers' Media Centre

SUBJECTS:Job applications; Senate negotiations; Medicare co-payment; Cadbury.LEON COMPTON: The Government, the Federal Government's been criticised in the months since the Budget was delivered on many of the policies around its treatment of the unemployed ... [Published Noodls - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Cool Heads Needed on Abortion-Breast Cancer Link

Issue Needs to Be Viewed Dispassionately, Free of Ideological Filters Sydney, Australia, August 29, 2014 ( Zenit.org ) Dr. David van Gend | 10 hitsA Mexican wave of moral indignation swept through the chattering class this month when the hypothesis ... [Published Zenit - 10 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Andrews cancels on ‘bigot conference’

Senator Eric Abetz's full interview on The Project 5:01Senator Eric Abetz appeared on Channel 10 program The Project and was asked if he believed the factually incorrect statement that abortion leads to breast cancer. Courtesy: Channel 10Social Services ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - 17 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

'You can lift this bargaining trainwreck'

With each passing day, it is increasingly clear that the Abbott government has picked a substantial fight with its own workforce. About 165,000 employees face a full-frontal attack on their rights, job protections, conditions and real wages. has forced ... [Published Canberra Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Government looks set to retreat on 40 job applications a month

Employment Minister Eric Abetz has acknowledged the government’s plan to force job seekers to apply for 40 jobs a month will impose a “real cost” on small businesses.Senator Abetz gave the strongest indication yet that the government will water down its ... [Published Dynamic Business - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

LABOR QUASHES TOUGHER WELFARE RULES

Labor quashes tougher welfare rulesLABOR has quashed the federal Government’s tougher rules forjobseekers on welfare.The coalition introduced regulations to limit the “reasonableexcuses” jobseekers can use if they failed to meet the requirements of t ... [Published Cowra Community News - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

What I Learned From Debating Science With Trolls

I often like to discuss science online and I’m also rather partial to topics that promote lively discussion, such as climate change , crime statistics , and (perhaps surprisingly) the Big Bang . This inevitably brings out the trolls .“Don’t feed the trolls” ... [Published Pacific Standard - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Abbott: We need goals before joining Isis action

_ Deck crew of the aircraft carrier USS George HW Bush prepares aircrafts for launch to conduct strikes against Islamic State extremists in northern Iraq. Photograph: Mazen Mahdi/EPA Tony Abbott has outlined preconditions for Australia agreeing to contribute ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

No tighter excuses for missed meetings

_ The government sought to limit reasonable excuses for not attending a job interview to events such as serious illness or the death of a family member. Photograph: /AAP The government’s attempts to limit "reasonable excuses" for failing to meet requirements ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

BRUCE MOUNSTER Doubts over Cadbury grant

Senator Eric Abetz said yesterday that he had “every confidence” that Cadbury’s $66 million plan to improve its Claremont factory and reopen its tours would go ahead. Source: News Corp AustraliaTASMANIAN Liberal Senator Eric Abetz is offering no guarantees ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

“A real burden to small businesses”: Abetz backs down on 40 job applications plan

Employment Minister Eric Abetz has backed down on the federal government’s plan to force job seekers to apply for 40 jobs a month , saying he recognises criticism the move would be a “real burden to small businesses”.Speaking on Macquarie Radio yesterday, ... [Published Smart Company Australia - Aug 28 2014]

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$2b wind plan king hit [Published Tasmania Mercury - 4 hours ago]
Australian Government lawmakers pull out on eve... [Published Gay Star News - 7 hours ago]
Minister Bruton leads 5-day trade and investmen... [Published Department of Enterprise - 8 hours ago]
Interview with Leon Compton on 936 ABC Radio Ho... [Published Noodls - 8 hours ago]
Mr Fluffy homeowners organise fund-raiser picni... [Published Melbourne Age - 8 hours ago]
Cool Heads Needed on Abortion-Breast Cancer Link [Published Zenit - 10 hours ago]
Key Australian politicians pull out of controve... [Published Pink News - 10 hours ago]
Minister drops out of far right forum [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 12 hours ago]
Abbott's environment agenda is even harsher tha... [Published Conversation AU - 13 hours ago]
Kevin Andrews cancels appearance at controversi... [Published ABC Online - 15 hours ago]
'You can lift this bargaining trainwreck' [Published Canberra Times - 16 hours ago]
Government looks set to retreat on 40 job appli... [Published Dynamic Business - 16 hours ago]
Kevin Andrews cancels appearance at controversi... [Published Prime 7 - 16 hours ago]
Kevin Andrews cancels appearance at anti-gay Wo... [Published Sydney Star Observer - 16 hours ago]
We could have cut harder, says Gutwein [Published Tasmania Mercury - 16 hours ago]
Andrews cancels on ‘bigot conference’ [Published Townsville Bulletin - 17 hours ago]
LABOR QUASHES TOUGHER WELFARE RULES [Published Cowra Community News - 17 hours ago]
EDDIE THE EXPERTS IN THE HEALTH SYSTEM ARE EVER... [Published Crikey Media - 20 hours ago]
What I Learned From Debating Science With Trolls [Published Pacific Standard - 20 hours ago]
Abbott: We need goals before joining Isis action [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
No tighter excuses for missed meetings [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
Tougher welfare rules quashed [Published Prime 7 - Aug 28 2014]
BRUCE MOUNSTER Doubts over Cadbury grant [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 28 2014]
Eric Abetz flags possibility of $16m Cadbury gr... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 28 2014]
Federal ministers urged to boycott 'bigoted' an... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Aug 28 2014]
“A real burden to small businesses”: Abetz back... [Published Smart Company Australia - Aug 28 2014]
Cadbury funding: No business case made for fede... [Published Prime 7 - Aug 28 2014]
ACT Opposition calls for a board of inquiry int... [Published Brisbane Times - Aug 28 2014]
Abetz walks away from '40 jobs' idea [Published Individual.com - Aug 27 2014]
Health Services Union whistleblower Kathy Jacks... [Published WA Today - Aug 27 2014]
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World Congress Of Families Responds To "Mislead... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 25 2014]
“Sexual radicals have launched a smear campaign to discredit the conference.” The anti-gay marriage, pro-life group, World Congress of Families has issued an open letter to Australia just days before it is to hold a conference in Melbourne. The ...
World Congress Of Families Throws Support Behin... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 22 2014]
Unnamed MP quietly books out room for event. The main committee room in Canberra's Parliament House has been quietly booked out by an unnamed MP for an anti-gay marriage summit promoted by the World Congress of Families. The coalition of anti-gay ...
Australian Senate Leader Links Abortions And Br... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 08 2014]
“I think the studies… assert that there is a link between abortion and breast cancer.” Coalition Tasmanian Senator Eric Abetz has thrown his support behind the controversial World Congress of Families and some of its more medically questionable beliefs ...
Australia: Father of 3yo asylum seeker fears fa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 09 2014]
Source: Australian Broadcasting CorporationCountry: Australia, Sri Lanka The father of a three-year-old asylum seeker being held on a Customs vessel at sea fears his family would be "wiped out" if returned to Sri Lanka. The girl is among a group of 153 ...
Abetz defends Bernardi: what counts is the argu... [Published Andrew Bolt - Jan 25 2014]
Eric Abetz, leader of the Government in the Senate, defends Liberal MP Cory Bernardi from the modern shut-uppers - people who demand important debates be… ...
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