No wedding date… yet! Albo shares rare details behind upcoming nuptials

Albanese has shared a glimpse into the planning of his upcoming wedding. Source: Getty Images.

Love has certainly been in the air for Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese since getting engaged earlier this year.

Speaking to Sunrise hosts Nat Barr and Matt Shirvington recently, he shared a rare glimpse into his relationship with fiancée Jodie Haydon and how their wedding planning is progressing.

Albanese reported that since popping the question on Valentines Day took Australia by surprise, things have been going very well for the loved up couple.

“People have been very generous and kind — We’re really happy,” he said.

“A lot of thought went into it, doing it on Valentine’s Day. We’re just full of joy, it’s been a really good time, even though, of course, due to the nature of my job, we haven’t seen that much of each other since.”

During the interview, Albanese admitted that a date had not yet been set for his wedding but he and Haydon were hoping to get to it soon.

“We’ve got to work out a time … a date for the big day but hopefully a few days afterwards for a break together.

“So we will sit down when we have a chance. I think what we’ve done is schedule in to try to sit down and finalise a date, perhaps over Easter, when we have a few days off together.”

The Prime Minister affirmed that the marriage was unlikely to take place prior to the upcoming election.

Albanese’s Valentine’s Day engagement makes him the first Prime Minister in Australian history to get engaged.

The romantic proposal took place at the Lodge after the couple enjoyed a delightful dinner at the renowned Italian and Sons restaurant in the Canberra suburb of Braddon.

The announcement was shared with the world through a heartwarming tweet by the Prime Minister himself, accompanied by a photo of the couple and a shining engagement ring.

The engagement ring was not just any ring, it was designed by none other than the Prime Minister himself, adding a personal touch to this special occasion.

Colleagues, politicians, and the Australian public wasted no time in sending their heartfelt congratulations to the happy couple.

Albanese was previously married to former NSW minister, Carmel Tebbutt, but the pair who were married for 19 years and share a son, divorced in 2019.

Albanese and Haydon met in 2020 at an event in Melbourne. Their shared love for the South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL team was enough to seal the deal and their relationship blossomed.


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