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Prime Minister of Australia

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP
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    The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP

    Malcolm Turnbull was sworn in as the 29th Prime Minister of Australia on 15 September 2015.

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

    Most recently, Mr Turnbull was Minister for Communications from 18 September 2013 to 21 September 2015. 


  • 08 February 2016 | Transcript
    As you know, we are committing an additional $4 million to The Smith Family's Let's Count program and Lisa O’Brien will talk about that in a moment. And also we’re committing another $4 million towards the Little Scientists program and Sibylle Seidler from the FROEBEL Foundation will be talking about that in a moment too.
  • 08 February 2016 | Media release
    The Turnbull Government is equipping Australian children with the skills in maths and science for the jobs of tomorrow through a $14 million investment as part of the National Innovation and Science Agenda.
  • 07 February 2016 | Transcript
    Well, I'm not sure what she was thinking about the GST. We didn't discuss that. But the issue with any changes to the tax system, particularly a really big one like increasing the GST is that you have to be satisfied that it is actually going to deliver an improvement in GDP growth. In other words, it's got to drive jobs and growth. 
  • 05 February 2016 | Transcript
    Prime Minister: There's never been a more exciting time to be Chris Uhlmann. Journalist: Are you contemplating scrapping the rise in compulsory super to 12 per cent? Prime Minister: The Government has got no plans to change the rise in compulsory super. What is happening at the moment is that we're having a very lively debate about tax and economic reform and so all sorts of proposals are swirling around.



I spoke with Raymond Pratt - an indigenous business owner who is both powering and empowering remote communities
12 hours 40 min ago
Joint Doorstop Interview with @cpyne, Mother Teresa Early Learning Centre | Malcolm Turnbull MP:
15 hours 17 min ago
Announcing an extra $8m for Little Scientists and Let's Count, inspiring Australia's next generation of innovators!
17 hours 44 min ago
22 hours 43 min ago
Interview with Barrie Cassidy, Insiders, ABC TV | Malcolm Turnbull MP:
1 day 21 hours ago
Absorbed in the exquisite cartography of the @NLAgovau #CelestialEmpire exhibition w Chinese Ambassador Ma Zhaoxu
3 days 12 hours ago
Interview with David Penberthy and Will Goodings, FIVEaa | Malcolm Turnbull MP:
3 days 20 hours ago
At the @AWMemorial honouring all those Australians who have served & are serving our nation in our Defence Force.
1 week 13 hours ago


I spoke to Raymond Pratt - an indigenous business owner who is both powering and empowering remote communities.

Among Raymond’s business ventures, he is bringing innovative and affordable renewable technology...

13 hours 16 min ago

Today we announced $4 million each for the Little Scientists and Let’s Count programs as part of the National Innovation and Science Agenda. 350,000 more pre-schoolers will now have access to these programs which will...

19 hours 17 min ago

This is the most exciting time in human history - a time of rapid change driven by technology. To succeed we must be at the cutting edge - innovative, imaginative, enterprising. That's how we secure our prosperity.

1 day 16 hours ago

Lucy and I meet New Year's Lions before opening the National Library of Australia's truly superb 'Celestial Empire' exhibition. A must-see!

3 days 12 hours ago

The Government has introduced changes to the House of Representatives to allow mothers and fathers to take their child into the chamber, making it the most family friendly chamber of Parliament in Australia.


6 days 4 min ago