Our possible future PM is to appear with Ozzie the Ostrich, Plucka Duck, Darryl Somers and all the gang.
News Of Mr Abbott's appearance on the entertainment and variety show came on a day when politicians decided to use the names of celebrities to emphasise their points - sometimes awkwardly.
He will face the perils of live television tomorrow night with this appearance on Hey Hey It's Saturday alongside Kylie Minogue I do hope he doesn't wear budgie smugglers.
Good luck to you Tony, you sure know how to stick your neck out. With Ozzie the Ostrich, it might work