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The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP
  • The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnball

    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.

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  • 02 December 2016 | Transcript
    Prime Minister: Merry Christmas to you. There was quite a bit of merriment and joy at the adjournment at the end. But it’s been a very good week, a very good week for Australia, a very good week for Australians. We’ve got a lot of important reforms through the Parliament, the big industrial reforms which will restore the rule of law to the construction sector, make union officials properly responsible for their members for the money that they spend, stop the rorts and the thuggery and of course as you know – this is a big issue Leon in South Australia – the backpackers tax was resolved with a –
  • 02 December 2016 | Media release
    The Parliament has passed important legislation to keep high risk terrorist offenders behind bars.
  • 01 December 2016 | Media release
    The Parliament has today passed important legislation giving the Australian Defence Force (ADF) greater power to target terrorists with lethal force. The Criminal Code Amendment (War Crimes) Bill 2016 aligns Australia’s domestic law with international humanitarian law and provides legal certainty for Defence personnel fighting terrorist groups in combat zones.
  • 01 December 2016 | Transcript
    PRIME MINISTER: As the Parliamentary year and indeed 2016 comes to a close, draws to a close, it’s important that we come together to look back on what has been another remarkable year for our most remarkable country.

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A beautiful morning in Bondi to launch the 2016 Surf Life Saving Coastal Safety Report and start the Bondi to Bronte Race.

We are so lucky to be able to enjoy some of the most beautiful beaches in the world – but...

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Sydney Harbour glassy and still at 6.30 this morning.

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On the International Day of People with Disability - Australia let us focus on ability first.

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Christmas is a season for family, but we should remember those Australians without family, or who may not have presents around the tree.

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This year has been a year of delivery. We have been delivering on our National Economic Plan. We have succeeded in securing the passage of the Registered Organisations Bill and the restoration of the Australian...

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