What job will they do subsequent? Crikey’s information to life after politics for a few of our most-loved MPs


Will Penny Wong host the ABC’s Arduous Quiz? Will Bridget McKenzie grow to be an elite member of the SAS?

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Relying on the result on Might 21, lots of the key gamers in our physique politic could also be transferring on to new phases of their lives. Crikey satirist Tom Pink spent the week with transition-whisperers, faculty careers counsellors and carnival psychics to try to uncover what the long run could maintain for our betters.

Scott Morrison

Might be: Jim’s Mowing franchisee
Needs to be: The Surprise Spruiker
Can be: Whitehaven govt

Anthony Albanese

Might be: Wednesday-night DJ on the Gasoline Pony bar in Marrickville
Needs to be: Stand-in for Reggie the Rabbit, South Sydney’s group mascot
Can be: John Holland infrastructure lobbyist, specializing in VFT initiatives

Penny Wong

Might be: Secretary-general of the United Nations
Needs to be: The brand new host of the ABC’s Arduous Quiz
Can be: A disquietingly forensic addition to the P&C Affiliation at her youngsters’ faculty

Dave Sharma

Might be: New host of Amazon Prime’s Luxe Listings: Sydney
Needs to be: Working with Oxfam Australia on food security programs in Timor-Leste
Can be: A day dealer with a chip on his shoulder

Bridget McKenzie

Might be: An elite member of the SAS
Needs to be: A minimum-wage cleaner, liable for the sanitation and upkeep of all pre-1990 sports activities change rooms in non-marginal seats
Can be: Inaugural CEO of the Australian department of the Nationwide Rifle Affiliation

Richard Marles

Might be: A troublesome query in future editions of Trivial Pursuit
Needs to be: An everyday participant of police identification parades. Simply having Marles there makes the opposite suspects extra memorable
Can be: The unflappable Bert to Christopher Pyne’s flamboyant Ernie within the inevitable reboot of the Pyne & Marles present on Sky.

Michaelia Money

Might be: CEO of Squawky Talky, a web based supplier of area of interest and novelty voices for Sat Nav methods
Needs to be: The host of latest SBS cooking present The World of Indian Meals
Can be: Mistaken for Julie Bishop for the remainder of her days

Invoice Shorten

Might be: Model ambassador for “Sideways Sausage Day”
Needs to be: Australia’s best-known ASMR famous person
Can be: CEO of the Zinger Institute — a not-for-profit devoted to defending promising careers from the scourge of lame puns, non-sequiturs and dangerous deliveries

Peter Dutton

Might be: An Easter Island statue
Needs to be: Returned to the icy wasteland of Tuber Hoth the place his 12 blood-husbands await his triumphant return
Can be: A well-liked attraction in a Beijing petting zoo

Clive Palmer

Might be: A well-loved philanthropist
Needs to be: A constitutional lawyer based mostly in Fremantle
Can be: The patron saint of cash-starved mainstream media organisations and purveyors of Pantone Medium Yellow C


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