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He’s a conservative billionaire with ties to Tony Abbott, Angus Taylor and George Pell. But who is Michael Hintze?


Hugh Morgan (Image: CInnovationGlobal/YouTube)

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Michael Hintze with former senator Richard Alston at a gala dinner, 2008 (Image: Australia Day Foundation)

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Former prime minister Tony Abbott (Image: AAP/Dean Lewins)

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Former prime minister Tony Abbott and billionaire Michael Hintze (Image: Shutterstock/Alan Davidson)

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He's a conservative billionaire with ties to Tony Abbott, Angus Taylor and George Pell. But who is Michael Hintze?