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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 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 21 September 2015. 


  • 26 November 2015 | Transcript
    LEIGH SALES: Prime Minister, thank you for your time. PRIME MINISTER:
  • 26 November 2015 | Media release
    Today the Turnbull Government releases its response to the National Mental Health Commission’s Review of Mental Health Programme and Services.
  • 26 November 2015 | Media release
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will leave today for Malta to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting on 27-29 November.
  • 25 November 2015 | Transcript
    Thank you very much Kate and thank you all very much for such a warm welcome. To Peter Hood, President of the Australian Chamber, Kerry Weatherill, Deputy President and Tim Reed, Chief Executive of MYOB, ladies and gentlemen. There has never been a more exciting time to be at the Australian Chamber tonight, and that’s because, well some of you are visitors, but let me tell you there has never been a more exciting time to be Australian.



We're introducing reforms to put patients at the centre of the mental health system
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A new blueprint for mental health services
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Congratulations to all the finalists at the national disability awards tonight in Canberra. An inspiring group of people #idpwd
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We have the power to create an Australia where domestic violence is never accepted - my oped today in the @TheWenty
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Attitudes to domestic violence exposed - too often we still blame women, excuse men, and minimise the severity
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Launching the new book by @GMegalogenis on how we came to be the most successful multicultural society in the world
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The answer to ending violence against women lies with all of us men leading by example #WhiteRibbonDay
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I updated the House today on Australia’s global, regional and domestic policies to respond to terrorist attacks -
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Our greatest assets are not under the ground, they are all of us - the men and women of Australia walking around on top of the ground. And nothing diminishes the mental wealth of our nation more than mental illness....

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Violence against women and children is one of the great shames of our nation. All men, as fathers, as grandfathers, as brothers, as teachers and as employers must make it clear that violence against women and children...

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Disrespecting women doesn't always lead to violence but all violence against women begins with disrespect.

'SHARE' this to take a stand.

This White Ribbon Day, the answer to ending violence against women...

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My highest duty, and that of my government, is to keep Australians safe. Today, I presented a National Security Statement to the Parliament.

You can read my full statement at

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Dr Ann O’Neill is a survivor of domestic violence. She has courageously told the story of how her former husband broke into her home, shooting her and killing her two children, before turning the gun on himself. Ann was...

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