Liberal-National Coalition Launches 2013 Election Campaign
Opposition Treasury spokesman, Joe Hockey speaks with photographers before the 2013 Coalition Campaign Launch at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre on August 25, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. Opposition Leader Tony Abbott outlined the coalition plans if it wins the election on September 7. In his speech Abbott spoke of policies already largely released, including the abolition of a tax on carbon and mining, and the introduction of a Paid Parental Leave program. Tony Abbott was introduced to stage by his daughters Bridget and Frances, and after introductory speeches by Queensland Premier Campbell Newman, Liberal Deputy Leader Julie Bishop, and Nationals Leader Warren Truss.