Peta Credlin is a political contributor for SKY NEWS and regular panellist on The Bolt Report, Paul Murray LIVE and PM Agenda. She is also a columnist for News Corps Sunday Telegraph, Sunday Herald-Sun and other weekend mastheads. She is a strategist and policy professional with over a decade of experience at the highest levels of Australian politics.
Peta Credlin was Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister, Hon Tony Abbott MP between 2013 and 2015. She earlier joined his office as Chief of Staff when he was elected Leader of the Opposition in 2009.
A political and campaign veteran, Credlin’s tenure makes her one of the longest serving chiefs of staff to a national leader in Australia and the longest serving woman to hold this appointment.
Peta was born and raised in Wycheproof in country Victoria before finishing her secondary education at Sacred Heart College in Geelong. She has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne with a concentration in constitutional law, politics and history. Peta is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in Victoria, recently completed a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (ANU) where she won the ACT Law Society Prize for the top student in 2009 and is currently completing a Master of Laws at the ANU.