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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.


  • 04 December 2016 | Media release
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman today announced up to $6.84 million in disaster funding to help restore the State’s world-renowned parks and reserves that were affected by storms and floods through June.
  • 04 December 2016 | Transcript
    Well thank you Graham and Melissa and Mark Cotter, it’s great to be here at North Bondi.  It is a great point to note and to reflect on that not one life was lost on a patrolled beach between the red and yellow flags.
  • 04 December 2016 | Transcript
    The import ban was put in place pending a decision to classify- reclassify the guns and there has not been agreement between the states and territories to date. When agreement is reached, then the import rules will be changed so that they conform with the classification
  • 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.



John Key has been an extraordinary & inspiring world leader, role model and great friend. His resignation is a great loss for NZ & the world
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On @IDPWD let's focus on ability first. These @AUSparalympics are role models for all Australians. #ability…
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Speaking shortly with @chrissmithradio on @2GB873 about the restoration of the ABCC.
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Tune in to @sunriseon7 where I’ll be talking about delivering on our commitment to restore the rule of law to the construction industry.
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It is timely as we approach the holiday period, to urge all Australians to take care and drive safely. It’s a joyous and happy time of year but on the roads it can be a dangerous one.
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Today I met Angus, who is an exceptional 15-year old from Broken Hill who has shown determination, courage and resilience through a lung transplant because of cystic fibrosis.

He is a bright young man and we had...

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Say it ain't so, bro!

John Key has been one of the world's most outstanding national leaders. He is a role model for a reforming Prime Minister, and a great friend. He leaves New Zealand with a strong economy and...

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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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