Prime Minister of Australia

The Hon Scott Morrison MP

 

 

The Hon Scott Morrison MP was sworn in as the 30th Prime Minister of Australia on 24 August 2018.

Since entering Federal politics as the Member for Cook in New South Wales, Mr Morrison has held a number of parliamentary positions.

Most recently, Mr Morrison was the Treasurer from 21 September 2015 to 24 August 2018.

Priorities

Keeping our economy strong

Keeping Australians safe

Keeping Australians together

In the News

Media release
The $287 million home care expansion is on top of the extra 20,000 packages funded in the past year, which combined will result in a record 40 per cent increase in the number of people receiving home care packages.
17 Dec 2018
Prime Minister Scott Morrison holds a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra on Sunday, December 16, 2018. NSW Governor David Hurley will be Australia's next governor-general, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced. (AAP Image/Sean Davey)
Transcript
I am very pleased to announce that Her Majesty the Queen has agreed to appoint His Excellency General David Hurley AC DSC as the 27th Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.
16 Dec 2018
Newly appointed Australian Governor General David Hurley with his wife Linda Hurley at Parliament House in Canberra on Sunday, December 16, 2018. NSW Governor David Hurley will be Australia's next governor-general, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced. (AAP Image/Sean Davey)
Media release
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has approved my recommendation to appoint His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) as Australia’s next Governor-General.
16 Dec 2018

Under the Coalition Government

 

1183800
Jobs created in Australia in the last five years
Source: ABS Labour Force data
 
$247.2 BILLION
Over the next decade for needs-based schools funding

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