Sep 23, 2015 4:31pm. Peta Credlin is a political contributor for Sky News and host of Credlin on Sky News Live. FIRST lets shine a light on the rumours swirling around Peta Credlin, the statuesque, politically astute chief of staff you might have seen standing in the shadow of Liberal leader Tony Abbott. See all news. Peta Credlin and Brian Loughnane arrive for the Midwinter Ball at Parliament House in June. Peta Credlin was born on March 23, 1971 in Wycheproof, Victoria, Australia as Peta-Louise Mary ... Born: March 23, 1971 In yesterday’s Sydney Morning Herald Sheehan makes this claim: Tony Abbott’s new order: An invisible Peta Credlin and a visible Margie Abbott is the new template. Alex Ellinghausen Liberal feminists knew Abbott wasn't an ally. He was the federal director of the Liberal Party of Australia from February 2003 until January 2016 and campaign director for the centre-right Liberal-National Coalition in the 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013 federal elections in Australia. Peta Credlin, the now former prime minister Tony Abbott’s much talked about chief of staff, has been copping it in the press in the years since Mr Abbott claimed office. Register Now; Home; About. Brian Gerard Loughnane AO (born 11 November 1957) is a business and political strategic adviser. Earlier in Sydney Tony Abbott launched an impassioned defence of his former chief of staff Peta Credlin after Mr Turnbull accused the pair of sharing a bizarre dynamic. 08 August 2016 | IF.com.au Emma Freeman, Joanna Werner on starry Matchbox miniseries Secret City. No products in the cart. Tony Abbott offers a classy response to Malcolm Turnbull's claims about his 'bizarre' relationship with 'dominating' Peta Credlin. Peta Credlin wants them to know they are not alone. Credit: Alex Ellinghausen. Since 2016, she has been the host of Credlin and co-host of Jones & Co on Sky News Live. 12,115 talking about this. Sky News contributor Nicholas Reece says it would be the “height of arrogance and hubris” for the government to “weigh into” industrial relations reform since they made no promises on the issue at the election.\n\nSpeaking to host Peta Credlin, Mr Reece said ‘quiet Australians’ want a wage rise and not the stripping back of laws to make it easier to be sacked. There’s a point in just about any desirable human characteristic when it can tip over into pathology, and self-confidence is no exception.. Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s Chief of Staff, Peta Credlin (otherwise known as the Horsewoman of the Apocalypse) has spoken publicly for the first time since the powerful couple were ousted by their party a few days ago. Peta Credlin keeps an eagle eye out during then opposition leader Tony Abbot's address to the shadow cabinet in 2013. … No matter what you think about politics, it’s easy to respect a woman speaking out to help others. About; CPAC Team; Contact; Sponsors; Peta Credlin TV Host & Commentator She was previously chief of staff to Abbott as Leader of the Opposition. FIRST let's shine a light on the rumours swirling around Peta Credlin, the statuesque, politically astute chief of staff you might have seen standing in the shadow of Liberal leader Tony Abbott. Height: 6' (1.83 m) Related News. Peta-Louise Mary Credlin (born 23 March 1971) is an Australian political commentator and former public servant who served as Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Tony Abbott from September 2013 to September 2015.