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Prime Minister of Australia

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.


  • 08 December 2016 | Transcript
    PRIME MINISTER: Barnaby, thank you for welcoming me here to the University of New England, to Armidale and the extraordinary science and innovation that is being undertaken here.
  • 08 December 2016 | Transcript
    NEIL MITCHELL: His final appearance with us for the year, the Prime Minister, Mr Turnbull, good morning.
  • 07 December 2016 | Transcript
    This is the real talent here, the entrepreneurs. Greg and I are delighted to be here in front of one of the small businesses that our Innovation Agenda has been able to help through its support, which is being delivered to YourGrocer.
  • 07 December 2016 | Media release
    A year since the Turnbull Government launched a landmark new plan to capitalise on the nation’s strengths and turn Australia into an innovation leader, major initiatives are underway to boost investment, generate jobs and improve the quality of our lives.



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Twelve months ago the Government launched the National Innovation and Science Agenda. In total, twenty-four initiatives totalling $1.1 billion will be delivered and this funding represents a significant investment in...

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Agriculture has always been at the forefront of innovation and Australian farmers are among the most productive in every field, from animal husbandry to cropping. Today, Barnaby and I saw how scientists at the University...

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Tonight I had the privilege of presenting the Australian Mental Health Prize to Adjunct Associate Professor Kim Ryan. For over 30 years Kim has dedicated herself to improving the mental health of our nation through her...

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Through our National Innovation and Science Agenda, businesses like online shopping platform YourGrocer have been able to access the capital they need to grow their business, create jobs and support existing ones.

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