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Prime Minister of Australia

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP
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    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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  • 26 July 2016 | Media release
    The Commonwealth Government will establish a Royal Commission, in co-operation with the Government of the Northern Territory into the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre.
  • 26 July 2016 | Transcript
    Thank you very much Brigadier and thank you all for your service. Australia is so proud of you. You keep us safe, you and your forebears here at Lavarack in the ADF. Over more than a century you’ve kept Australia safe and we thank you and we salute you for that, for your service today and in the future.
  • 26 July 2016 | Transcript
    Prime Minister: Thank you very much. It’s wonderful to be here with Ewen, here at Lavarack Barracks inspired by the professionalism, the courage, the dedication of the men and women of the 3rd Brigade just like all the men and women of the ADF.
  • 26 July 2016 | Transcript
    Response from the Prime Minister on the ABC Four Corner's story about the mistreatment of children at the Don Dale Centre.

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I have spoken with French President Hollande to express Australia’s sympathy and solidarity following the terrorist attack in Nice.
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A great honour to be sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia by the Governor General this morning. https://t.co/oe18vcFlbp
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Announcing the new Ministerial line-up at Parliament House today https://t.co/VtqFjzF0fz https://t.co/kVyv7VeAqu
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HMAS Darwin returns after 7 months in Middle East & we thank the ship's company and the families who support them. https://t.co/404pJUFv4d
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We mourn for the victims of another murderous act of terror in France overnight, on Bastille Day https://t.co/BZ18IJJaKb
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In Canberra this morning with PM&C Secretary Martin Parkinson as we discuss the challenges & opportunities ahead. https://t.co/hAp35SPgu3
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Thanking our volunteers in Brisbane and across Australia for their hard work and dedication throughout the campaign https://t.co/nRAU3CjHME
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On my way with @ScottMorrisonMP to discuss economic developments with RBA Governor Glenn Stevens https://t.co/rINLTnYI83
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Like all Australians, I am deeply shocked and appalled by the images of mistreatment of children at the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre.

My Government will establish a Royal Commission into the events at the...

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I’ve conveyed our sympathy and solidarity to the Charge D'affaires in the Embassy of Afghanistan, after more than 80 people were killed and 230 others injured in a suicide bombing on a peaceful demonstration in Kabul....

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The nature of global terrorism is evolving.

Increasingly, the threat is from lone attackers who become radicalised with little direct contact or prior affiliation with known terrorist organisations.

Though...

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I spoke yesterday with President Hollande to express Australia’s sympathy and solidarity following the terrorist attack in Nice.

I assured President Hollande that we stand shoulder to shoulder with France in the...

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A great honour to be sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia by the Governor General this morning.

Over the next three years my Government will deliver on our promises and our economic plan. This is a term of...

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