Antony Green is best known as Chief Election Analyst with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and is the face of television election coverages in Australia.
Antony has worked for the ABC since 1989. In that time he has worked on more than 70 federal, state and territory elections. He has also worked on local government elections, numerous by-elections and covered elections in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Canada. Antony designed the ABC’s election night computer analysis system.
Antony studied at the University of Sydney and was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Pure Mathematics and Computer Science, and a Bachelor of Economics with Honours in politics. He was granted an Honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of Sydney in 2014 and appointed an Adjunct Professor in the University of Sydney’s Department of Government and International Relations in 2015.
Antony was recognised in the 2017 Queen’s birthday honours list when he was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia. The citation was “for distinguished service to the broadcast media as an analyst and commentator for state and federal elections, and to the community as a key interpreter of Australian democracy”.
Antony was born in England in 1960 but migrated to Australia with his parents when he was four. He grew up near Parramatta in Sydney and attended Oatlands Primary School and James Ruse Agricultural High School.
Antony previously worked in the computer industry as a programmer and data analyst. His expertise is in electoral systems, voter behaviour and election night result modelling. He has prepared numerous publications for parliamentary libraries, written book chapters and contributed to parliamentary inquiries on electoral procedure in Australia.