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Who is Tony Armstrong’s New Girlfriend?

The beloved presenter is officially off the market!
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ABC TV News Breakfast presenter Tony Armstrong has fast become one of Australia’s most beloved television personalities, with his charisma and signature smile attracting a loyal fan following of over 165,000 on Instagram. 

While some fans may tune in every morning to watch the former AFL star, many have become invested in Tony’s life away from the newsrooom – especially his romantic life.

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When rumours first circulated that Tony could potentially be the star of The Bachelor 2023, fans rushed to apply for their shot at winning his heart however, the speculation sadly did not eventuate. 

While some may have held out hope that Tony would potentially be announced at the latest hopeful on the Australian dating series, it appears that he has already found love with his girlfriend Rona Glynn-McDonald. 

Is Tony Armstrong single? 

We hate to break it to you, but Tony Armstrong is officially off the market.

Despite historically keeping his personal life out of the public eye, Tony shocked fans when he hard-launched his romance with Common Ground CEO Rona Glynn-McDonald on Instagram on November 29, 2023. 

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The couple announced their romance on Instagram in November 2023. (Credit: Instagram)

Sharing a collection of affectionate snaps of the couple, Tony captioned the post “👀👀. Been a nice time,” with famous friends and fans taking to the comments to share their surprise. 

“This hard launch is doing things to me 🔥❤️,” wrote Australian Paralympian Dylan Alcott.

“Y’all gonna break the internet with this kinda carry on,” added actor Mark Coles Smith. 

“You can actually pinpoint the moment Australia’s heart breaks,” commented a fan. 

Although the couple have not shared any greater details about their relationship, some fans believe that the pair have been together since at least November last year based on the final snap Tony and Rona shared of the pair outside a trailer at Rufus Du Sol’s 2022 Australian tour.  

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Fans believe the pair have been together for over a year. (Credit: Instagram)

Who is Rona Glynn-McDonald? 

Rona Glynn-McDonald is the CEO of Common Ground; a First Nations not-for-profit organisation that works to amplify First Nations voices, storytelling, and culture throughout Australia. 

Rona is also the director of First Nations Futures, which seeks to respond to the economic barriers faced by First Nations community-led initiatives face by establishing a First Nations-led funding platform. 

When she’s not leading her various organisations, Rona is also a successful DJ, having recently completed her residency at Triple J’s Mix Up. Rona has also performed at some of Australia’s biggest festivals, such as Splendour in the Grass and Falls Festival. 

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Rona has also been named Women’s Weekly’s ‘Woman of the Year.’ (Credit: Instagram)

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