” The problem with politicians getting to know the issues in indigenous townships is that we tend to suffer from what Aboriginal people call the ‘seagull syndrome’ – we fly in, scratch around and fly out. “


” Political parties don’t work when people just announce what they are doing and expect everyone else to follow. “


” The truth is I try to take people as I find them. “


” The smart way to improve broadband is not to junk the existing network but to make the most of it. It’s to let a competitive market deliver the speeds that people need at an affordable price with government improving infrastructure in the areas where market competition won’t deliver it. “


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


” I’m not saying that people on welfare don’t contribute in their own way, but as many as possible should be encouraged to be economically active as well as socially and culturally active. “


” I think leadership is knowing what you want to achieve and then purposefully and sensibly taking steps to achieve it, remembering always that you have got to bring people with you if you are seeking to be a successful political leader. “


” I instinctively try to protect people from filth. “


” All of the people who are using their BlackBerries or their iPhones, Facebook, all of the people who are sitting in cafes and hotels rooms doing their work, they’re all using wireless technology, and we shouldn’t assume that the only way of the future is high speed cable. “



All 9 Tony Abbott Quotes about People in picture


The problem with politicians getting to know the issues in indigenous townships is that we tend to suffer from what Aboriginal people call the
Political parties don


The truth is I try to take people as I find them.
The smart way to improve broadband is not to junk the existing network but to make the most of it. It
For small business people, less paperwork means higher profits, boosted sales and more time with the family.
I
I think leadership is knowing what you want to achieve and then purposefully and sensibly taking steps to achieve it, remembering always that you have got to bring people with you if you are seeking to be a successful political leader.
I instinctively try to protect people from filth.
All of the people who are using their BlackBerries or their iPhones, Facebook, all of the people who are sitting in cafes and hotels rooms doing their work, they
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