Abbott in speedos- $51, Scrooge next Treasurer- $1001

HITTING THE BEACH: Bongsu Kim (left) from South Korea and Finn Massoud with former Prime Minister Tony Abbott at Tea Tree Bay in Noosa National Park.
HITTING THE BEACH: Bongsu Kim (left) from South Korea and Finn Massoud with former Prime Minister Tony Abbott at Tea Tree Bay in Noosa National Park. Contributed

WILL Tony Abbott hit the beach in his budgies smugglers as he hits the campaign trail over in WA?

Will he have time to munch on an onion as he supports a number of LNP candidates in the western state?

Could Malcolm Turnbull blow everyone's minds and wear a tie that isn't blue at the televised debate on Sunday night?

I know they're probably not the three biggest questions of the Federal Election, but they might be three questions you can earn a little more hard-earned on. launched its dedicated Federal Election betting website yesterday and there's more than just the usual two-party preferred options for punters to have a crack at.

Who would make the best Treasurer?

This poll ended on 28 May 2016.

Current Results

Scott Morrison


Ebenezer Scrooge


Clive Palmer


This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

The Coalition was last night pencilled in at $1.30 favourites to be sworn in after July 2, with Labor back at $3.50.

There are no surprises on and around the Coast, with the Coalition favourites to retain all four seats with the longest favourite Wyatt Roy in Longman at $1.20.

But the interest for the quirky punters lies in the markets surrounding former Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

You can get $21 for Mr Abbott to be filmed eating an onion in WA or winking at a WA radio host live on-air.

The best value may lie in taking a gamble on Mr Abbott throwing the red speedos on again in WA though, that's paying $51 as of last night.

A return to the top before 2019 for Mr Abbott will get you $21.

Nambour-born ex-PM Kevin Rudd is alongside his former sparring partner Julia Gillard at $101 to become the next Labor leader.

Ebenezer Scrooge may be the roughest tip of the lot, sitting out at $1001 to become the next Treasurer.

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