The pair have come to blows over their views on Australia's migration plan.
Since 2009-10, the number of recipients has dropped from 89,000 to less than 32,000.
Latham has let rip at the PM, branding him a "control freak".
Planned migrant intake numbers were highest during Abbott's own reign, the data show.
Neville Patrick comes from an unusual standpoint - he was a student at Columbine High School when the notorious 1999 mass-shooting took place there.
He says the sideshow around Barnaby Joyce's marital indiscretions is distracting from the real issues facing Australia.
Barnaby Joyce's affair has made international headlines.
The PM opened up in an emotional interview about the secrets behind his happy marriage.
The PM is set to become a grandfather again, announcing that the new baby will arrive in April.
He's upset a lot of people in recent weeks!