Saturday November 28, 2020

Iron man: Tony Abbott profiled

The leader of Australia's centre-right Liberal Party is set to become prime minister after next Saturday's general election.

31st August, 2013
'Margaret Thatcher was the Iron Lady of British politics; why shouldn't Australian politics have an Iron Man?' Abbott once asked. Illustration: Peter Hanan

Tony Abbott

**Age:** 55

**Appearance:** chiselled, furrowed brow; prominent ears.

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