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Tony Abbott drops parental leave plan

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A poll on Monday showed approval for Mr Abbott's performance had reached fresh lows at 29 per cent, versus 67 per cent disapproval

Sydney

AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday dropped a signature plan for paid parental leave and promised a more consultative approach on economic and security problems, seeking to stave off mounting criticism of his leadership.

Mr Abbott, 16 months in the top job, has