Was Abbot really conservative? Confessions of a Conservative Pariah, by Miranda Devine. Now uninvited from conservative functions in Sydney:
… because I have resisted the delusion that Tony Abbott was a conservative warrior cut down in his prime by leftie treachery, and that he will return to reclaim his throne once Malcolm Turnbull fails.
Read it all for an interesting fly-through of the current Australian conservative scene. She makes a pretty good case.