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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. 


  • 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.
  • 05 February 2016 | Transcript
    Journalist: Malcolm Turnbull’s mantra has been jobs and growth. Well we’ll be talking about jobs. Quite obviously South Australia is the number one place in Australia when it comes to the level of concern about the need to create jobs here. The Prime Minister is on the line. Mr Turnbull thank you very much for joining us on Fiveaa breakfast.
  • 29 January 2016 | Transcript
    Thank you very much, Penny, for that very warm introduction. And thank you Aunty Di for your very generous Welcome to Country. Thank you to the Salvos for all the work they do and for their great, great collaboration. And, of course, welcome Robert Doyle, here in this wonderful hall. A reminder, Lord Mayor, of the absolutely unequal Victorian architectural endowment of Melbourne – what an extraordinary city you preside over.



Interview with Barrie Cassidy, Insiders, ABC TV | Malcolm Turnbull MP:
1 hour 51 min ago
Absorbed in the exquisite cartography of the @NLAgovau #CelestialEmpire exhibition w Chinese Ambassador Ma Zhaoxu
1 day 17 hours ago
Interview with David Penberthy and Will Goodings, FIVEaa | Malcolm Turnbull MP:
2 days 1 hour ago
At the @AWMemorial honouring all those Australians who have served & are serving our nation in our Defence Force.
5 days 18 hours ago
Remarks at #askizzyAU launch, Melbourne | Malcolm Turnbull MP:
1 week 1 day ago
Interview with Neil Mitchell @Radio3AW | Malcolm Turnbull MP:
1 week 2 days ago
#askizzyAU - great example of harnessing digital technology to help our most vulnerable.
1 week 2 days ago
Thank you PM Modi & congratulations on Republic Day! India & Australia have a bright future as we grow closer.
1 week 4 days 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!

1 day 16 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.


4 days 4 hours ago

One of the traditions at the start of each Parliamentary year is a special Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial. We commemorate and thank all those Australians who have served in the Australian Defence Force...

5 days 19 hours ago

#askizzyAU - a fantastic example of harnessing digital technology and imagination to help our most vulnerable. This innovative service provides 24/7 information that tells those in need where shelter, food, clothing and...

1 week 2 days ago

Welcome to our newest Australians!

Diego Torres-Villegas and his daughter Johanna became Australian citizens today with wife Paula to become one soon. Diego sings with Opera Australia and his first duty was to...

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