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Prime Minister of Australia

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP
  • 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 14 September 2015. 


  • 09 October 2015 | Media release
    I have today convened an urgent meeting of officials from Federal, State and Territory agencies to discuss Australia’s approach to countering violent extremism.
  • 09 October 2015 | Media release
    Next week I go to New Zealand to meet Prime Minister Key on my first international trip as Prime Minister. It is appropriate that my first destination is New Zealand. 
  • 08 October 2015 | Media release
    Today Brian Loughnane announced he was retiring as Federal Director of the Liberal Party.
  • 07 October 2015 | Transcript
    Thanks very much, I’m thrilled that Simon you were able to fend off the evil demo god that comes whenever I see a live technology demonstration mate I always know that something will go wrong but you did that very well.