Tony-Abbott
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This is part two of a three part series. To read part one, go here.

Inq has trawled through the Order of Australia awards made to politicians in the Australia Day and Queen's Birthday honours of 2019 and 2020.

A total of 62 honours were awarded: 42 to Liberals or Nationals and 20 to the ALP and independents. This means two-thirds of all gongs went to conservative parliamentarians.