Anthony Albanese

“You scratch your head and wonder how Tony Abbott ever got to the Lodge.”
– Anthony Albanese in June 2015, pretending Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd had absolutely nothing to do with it.

Anthony Albanese is the Member for Grayndler and the 31st and current Prime Minister of Australia.

He’s managed to break with almost two decades of Australian political tradition by remaining leader of his party after moving into The Lodge.

Born a bastard, Albanese grew up to be a curmudgeon of some note. He describes himself as “half Italian and half Irish”, although those closest to him prefer “prickly and awkward”.

Albanese enjoys pretending to like Taylor Swift and the AFL, but unlike his predecessor Scott Morrison, his well-publicised enthusiasm for rugby league appears genuine.

Anthony’s listed hobbies include “sending Bill Shorten Snapchats from exotic locations, spinning discs and taking sensible and well-thought out risks, and receiving an occasional This Is Not A Greeting Card! from New Matilda readers”.

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