Prime Minister Tony Abbott
Prime Minister Tony Abbott AAP Image - Tracey Nearmy

'Robust conversation' with Putin, not 'shirtfront'

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has denied he will "shirtfront" Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 meetings next month, instead saying there would be a "robust conversation" between the pair.

But he did not confirm if he had sought a separate meeting with Mr Putin during the conference in Brisbane, saying instead there was still a month to go, and he expected Mr Putin to seek such a "conversation".



Warning of potential sink hole at tourism hotspot

Warning of potential sink hole at tourism hotspot

Residents have been urged to be cautious.

Damaged Rocky bridges to undergo repairs next week

Damaged Rocky bridges to undergo repairs next week

Detours in place and emergency vehicle access will be maintained

Ute rollover at Gracemere, vehicle believed to be totalled

Ute rollover at Gracemere, vehicle believed to be totalled

Emergency services are on route to the scene

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