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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's on again, off again, support for White Ribbon Day 2014

November 28, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

White Ribbon Day helps raise awareness and funds to stop men's violence against women in Australia.This was Prime Minister and self-appointed Minister for Women Tony Abbott sporting the official white ribbon at one of the main Canberra events on 25 November 2014:This was the Prime Minister a few hours later minus ribbon during Question Time:Apparently, unlike many of his parliamentary colleagues, he did not consider it worth the effort to wear this ribbon for the day instead of just for a morning media opportunity.Bill Shorten on the other hand was wearing his ribbon during the afternoon as this second screen shot shows: