With the numbers in parliament so tight, the Coalition is trying to bring down the government.
The opposition will no longer honour a long standing convention that has stood for years.
This allows members who are required to be absent from parliament to have their absences covered by having a member of the opposition absent themselves from voting thus balancing a vote.
This will mean that most if not all ministers including the PM will be handicapped in attending multinational meetings and business meeting with heads of industry.
Australia will be made a laughing stock if this is allowed to happen.
We are all Australians who believe in a fair go, we are not spoilt brats who take their rubber duckies home when we loose a game.
Come on Tony Abbott wake up to yourself, you are hurting our great country.