TONY ABBOTT… I read the statement
QUESTION: When did you read it?
TONY ABBOTT: About 3.45 yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon.
DOORSTOP – 23 AUGUST 2012
“I had read BHP’s statement at 3.45 in the afternoon. … . I read the thing at 3.45.”
NETWORK NINE (TODAY PROGRAM) – 24 AUGUST 2012
JOE HOCKEY… we read the statement together
“I know he read the statement because I was with him as he read the statement.”
NETWORK SEVEN (SUNRISE PROGRAM) – 24 AUGUST 2012
REWIND TO WEDNESDAY, 22 AUGUST 2012
3:37pm – Abbott leaves the Chamber:
3:37pm – Hockey sits at the Dispatch Box:
3:53pm – Hockey gets to his feet and speaks on the MPI until 4.03pm: