Humour

Feb 2, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s most gracious letters to the Queen

Just when you thought the ABC had the best scoop of the week ...

Queen Elizabeth

Earlier this week the Australian government was ordered to release a number of letters sent to the Queen from Australian primer ministers, after a freedom of information request from independent researcher and blogger William Summers. Most notably, this includes any letters sent by Tony Abbott during his reinstatement of knights and dames. 

Though BuzzFeed reported the government had until mid-February to release the documents, investigative humourist Ben Pobjie has stumbled across a stack of them in a locked cupboard from a Canberra Salvos, and Crikey can now exclusively reveal a selection of Tony Abbott's letters from 2013-15.

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4 thoughts on “EXCLUSIVE: Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s most gracious letters to the Queen

  1. AR

    It is well nigh impossible to parody a buffoon.

  2. CR

    Well done parodying a buffoon, I GOLed (guffawed out loud).

  3. klewso

    Is this the real thing? Is this just fantasy?

    1. [email protected]

      Of course it’s real.
      Like most of our politics, you couldn’t make this stuff UP!

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