The HonourableTony AbbottMP
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28th Prime Minister of AustraliaElections: 2010, 2013
In office 18 September 2013 – 15 September 2015
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor-General Quentin BrycePeter Cosgrove
Deputy Warren Truss
Preceded by Kevin Rudd
Succeeded by Malcolm Turnbull
Leader of the Liberal Party
In office 1 December 2009 – 14 September 2015
Deputy Julie Bishop
Preceded by Malcolm Turnbull
Succeeded by Malcolm Turnbull
Leader of the Opposition
In office 1 December 2009 – 18 September 2013
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister Kevin RuddJulia Gillard Kevin Rudd
Deputy Julie Bishop
Preceded by Malcolm Turnbull
Succeeded by Chris Bowen
Minister for Health and Ageing
In office 7 October 2003 – 3 December 2007
Prime Minister John Howard
Preceded by Kay Patterson
Succeeded by Nicola Roxon
Leader of the House
In office 26 November 2001 – 3 December 2007
Prime Minister John Howard
Preceded by Peter Reith
Succeeded by Anthony Albanese
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service
In office 26 November 2001 – 7 October 2003
Prime Minister John Howard
Preceded by David Kemp
Succeeded by Kevin Andrews
Minister for Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business / Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations
In office 30 January 2001 – 7 October 2003
Prime Minister John Howard
Preceded by Peter Reith
Succeeded by Kevin Andrews
Minister for Employment Services
In office 21 October 1998 – 30 January 2001
Prime Minister John Howard
Preceded by Chris Ellison (as Minister for Schools, Vocational Education and Training)
Succeeded by Mal Brough
10th Chairman of the Commonwealth of Nations
In office 18 September 2013 – 15 November 2013
Preceded by Kevin Rudd
Succeeded by Mahinda Rajapaksa
Member of the Australian Parliament for Warringah
Assumed office 26 March 1994
Preceded by Michael MacKellar
Majority 27,421 (15.35%)
Personal details
Born Anthony John Abbott(1957-11-04) 4 November 1957 (age 59)London, England
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Other political affiliations Coalition
Spouse(s) Margie Aitken (m. 1988)
Children Louise (born 1989)[1] Frances (born 1991)[2] Bridget (born 1993)[2]
Education
Religion Roman Catholicism
Website Official website