Conservatives want Tony Abbott to return to frontbench

  • As Australia saw two ministers stepping down from the Cabinet over separate scandals, the supporters of former PM Tony Abbottt called for him to return to a senior government position. With the stepping down of the ministers, a Cabinet reshuffle in likely in 2016. People like Nationals Senator John Williams and Liberal Senator Eric Abetz feel that Abbott has more to offer to public life. The latter lost to current PM Malcolm Turnbull in September.