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Prime Minister of Australia

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP
  • The Prime Minister of Australia, The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP

    The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP

    Malcolm Turnbull became the 29th Prime Minister of Australia on 15 September 2015 and was sworn in for a second term on 19 July 2016.

    Since entering Federal politics as the Member for Wentworth in 2004, Mr Turnbull has held a number of parliamentary positions.


  • 21 April 2017 | Transcript
    Prime Minister: Thank you very much Tim and thank you Brendan, both very powerful addresses. 
  • 21 April 2017 | Transcript
    Samantha Armytage: Good morning and welcome. Firstly, on this latest Paris attack, have you heard anything more on this from your advisers?
  • 20 April 2017 | Transcript
    Leigh Sales: With me now is the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull. Welcome again.
  • 20 April 2017 | Transcript
    Well I welcome everybody and it’s wonderful to be here with you again, Will on your birthday as I’ve noted several times. Never enough, but here at the Trevallyn Power Station. Hydro Tasmania is the largest provider of hydroelectric power in Australia. Larger, produces more hydro power than Snowy Hydro. It is a very big system and its importance has become greater as the energy market has evolved. What we're seeing today is more renewable energy. We're seeing more distributed energy.



Great to welcome @VP Pence and his family to Australia this morning.
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One year on, my Government's landmark Cyber Security Strategy has been a catalyst for change. First annual update:
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Selfies in stereo with the little master @sachin_rt
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Having a quiet chat with @narendramodi on the steps of the amazing Akshardham Temple today
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With @narendramodi on the Delhi Metro Blue Line - 212 kms & 159 stations since 2002
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We’ll wait a long time to find another John Clarke. In fact, we never will. More reflections on his passing here:
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We condemn the barbaric attacks on Coptic congregations in Egypt this Palm Sunday. Our prayers are with the victims & their families.
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The retribution has been proportionate and it has been swift and we support the US in that swift action. #Syria
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Fruitful discussions with Vice President Mike Pence today. Our two nations share so much - a commitment to freedom, democracy and the rule of law. This enduring alliance remains strong.

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My Government is standing up for Australian jobs and Australian values.

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Great to welcome Vice President Mike Pence and his family to Australia this morning.

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Today with the Tasmanian Government we announced plans to expand the Tasmanian Hydro System to provide affordable, reliable electricity as we transition to a lower emissions future. Our common sense approach will...

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This morning I announced that the Government will strengthen Australian citizenship by putting Australian values at the heart of citizenship process. In our democracy, the most important title is “Australian citizen”....

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