Malcolm Turnbull, The Honourable

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Type
Member
Electorate
Wentworth
Portfolio
Minister for Communications
Email
Malcolm.Turnbull.MP@aph.gov.au
Parliamentary
Office
PO Box 6022, House of Representatives, Parliament House,
Canberra, ACT 2600
Electoral
Office
Ground Floor, 287-289 New South Head Road (Cnr Edgecliff Road)
Edgecliff, NSW 2027
Eophone
(02) 9327 3988
Eofax
(02) 9327 2533
Website
Social Accounts
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Malcolm Turnbull is the Shadow Minister for Communications and Broadband.

Member for Wentworth, Malcolm Turnbull lives in Wentworth with his wife Lucy and two children Alex and Daisy. Mr Turnbull was born in 1954 and lived in Vaucluse and Double Way, being raised by his father from age 9. He completed a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Arts degree in Sydney before studying for a Bachelor of Civil Law at Brasenose College, University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.

In 1980 he returned to Australia and began working as a barrister until 1983. In 1986 he set up his own law firm and in 1987 an investment banking firm. He cofounded OzEmail in 1994 and in 1997 moved to Goldman Sachs.

From 1993 to 2000 he was Chairman of the Australian Republican Movement.

Malcolm Turnbull entered Federal politics in 2004 winning the seat of Wentworth. In 2006 he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister followed twelve months later to Cabinet as Minister for Environment and Water Resources.

In 2007 he was appointed Shadow Treasurer and in 2008 elected Leader of the Liberal Party as Leader of the Opposition. He lost this position on 1st December 2009. After the 2010 election which saw him re-elected with a swing of over 11% he was brought back to the front bench as Shadow Communication Minister.

News From Malcolm Turnbull

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: @charliex64 they are not going for an all FTTP future. The situation is as I described it.”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: @GeorgeNigg so the continued rollout is not happening? Check before you tweet I would suggest.”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: AT&T takes a multi-technology approach to broadband - as does NBN Co | Malcolm Turnbull MP: http://t.co/oYIw4kgOsz”

  • I will be on ABC's #qanda next Monday with Doug Cameron, Sarrah Le Marquand, Andrew Neil and Van Badham .  Don't forget to get your questions in here: www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda/

    “I will be on ABC's #qanda next Monday with Doug Cameron, Sarrah Le Marquand, Andrew Neil and Van Badham . Don't forget to get your questions in here: www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda/ #commsau”

  • With @chefjustinnorth at the reopened @hotelcentennial in Woollahra - reno cost a bomb - good luck

    “With @chefjustinnorth at the reopened @hotelcentennial in Woollahra - reno cost a bomb - good luck guys!”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Michael Kinsley: More bad news for boomers. http://t.co/AeKWrbWDpv”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: David Remnick: A Russian exile in Paris speaks out. http://t.co/RVM4WLR3T7”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: With @chefjustinnorth at the reopened @hotelcentennial in Woollahra - reno cost a bomb - good luck guys! http://t.co/7RVNoZd7IU”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: The birth of a new media species - http://t.co/qYFBVkvDb9 http://t.co/lOmNbVOHFB via @FT”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Farewell Neville Wran 1926-2014 | Malcolm Turnbull MP: http://t.co/QZ8luzAwGs”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Laura Miller: Making sense of Stonehenge. http://t.co/k1vzoUMwAT”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Not the Same Old, Same Old, via @nytimes http://t.co/Q0RKqd8Ppf”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: @WarWraith see the strategic review pp 89-90”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Our critics are stuck in the Labor mindset http://t.co/lR9XkHGEvW via @abcnews”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @ASPI_org: Check out the online, interactive @ASPI_ICPC #cybermaturity map in for Asia Pacific region http://t.co/SdD4C7Iiy5”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: @Jarama99 the minimum NBN fixed line speed spec is 25/5 - more than enough for telehealth according to @JasonClareMP”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @ASPI_ICPC: .@TurnbullMalcolm: is lawlessness utterly engrained into culture of Internet? #Cybermaturity http://t.co/C01KtAp12u”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @ASPI_ICPC: #CyberMaturity discussion begins w/ @TurnbullMalcolm P.Jennings @TFeakin_ASPI & @catherine_h_mcg http://t.co/kmAW1yQLnr”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @ASPI_ICPC: Thanks to @TurnbullMalcolm & @catherine_h_mcg for helping us launch#CyberMaturity in the Asia-Pacific Region 2014! Great dis…”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Great new report on AsiaPac #CyberMaturity by @ASPI_org - well done Toby Feakin and team. http://t.co/UgLjqrkghB http://t.co/hJhwBFhnfp”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Heartbleed disclosure timeline: who knew what and when http://t.co/oyP2Obhb2q via @smh”

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News About Malcolm Turnbull

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    Government to let private sector decide vision for NBN-driven digital economy - Brisbane Times

    Government to let private sector decide vision for NBN-driven digital economy - Brisbane Times

    The private sector, not the federal government, should determine the future economic benefits Australia can draw from digital technologies, according to Paul Fletcher, parliamentary secretary to the Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull.

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    Malcolm Turnbull correct: Australian farmers among world's least subsidised - ABC Online

    On ABC TV's Q&A program, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull was asked whether the Government's hard line on subsidising the manufacturing industry also applied to agriculture. He said: "Our farmers are among the least subsidised in the world, ...and more »

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    Turnbull defends ABC independence - The Australian

    MALCOLM Turnbull has used a speech to the joint Coalition partyroom to accuse the ABC of “poor and sloppy” reporting of torture allegations levelled at the Navy, amid a broader discussion about political bias at the national broadcaster. However the ...and more »

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    Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Glasson on the Griffith byelection campaign trail - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Glasson on the Griffith byelection campaign trail - Sydney Morning Herald

    Although Mr Turnbull's appearance did seem to attract a few more double-takes of recognition and unsolicited messages of support from punters, along with the attention of SPC Ardmona workers. If former prime minister Kevin Rudd was the rock star of the ...

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    Axe Asia network, stream ABC24, says Malcolm Turnbull - The Australian

    MALCOLM Turnbull believes the Abbott government could simply stream the ABC's 24-hour news service into Asia to cheaply and efficiently replace the $223 million Australia Network broadcasting service. The government is considering dropping the Asian ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull says a conscience vote on gay marriage is "likely" - The Daily Telegraph

    MALCOLM Turnbull has given hope to the millions of Australians who support gay marriage, saying Coalition MPs could be allowed a conscience vote this year. Speaking on the eve of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras festival, the Wentworth federal ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull defends Tony Abbott against 'lying' accusations - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Turnbull defends Tony Abbott against 'lying' accusations - Sydney Morning Herald

    Government frontbencher Malcolm Turnbull has defended Tony Abbott against accusations he lied about workers' conditions at SPC Ardmona, saying the Prime Minister has never lied to him and does not lie. On Tuesday, outspoken Liberal MP Sharman ...

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    If only Malcolm Turnbull had taken a short walk ... - The Canberra Times

    If only Malcolm Turnbull had taken a short walk ... - The Canberra Times

    Last week, I learned that federal Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull spent part of January in the United States on a study trip, meeting a range of technology industry luminaries. He documented his trip on Twitter, posting plenty of selfies ...

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    ABC must correct its errors, says Malcolm Turnbull - The Australian

    ABC must correct its errors, says Malcolm Turnbull - The Australian

    COMMUNICATIONS Minister Malcolm Turnbull has issued a thinly veiled warning to the ABC to correct and apologise for errors, as senior cabinet figures voiced outrage and backbenchers seethed over the broadcaster's handling of claims that ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull says national broadcasters don't have to be nationalistic - ABC Online

    Malcolm Turnbull says national broadcasters don't have to be nationalistic - ABC Online

    The Federal Government has announced a review of ABC and SBS efficiency but the Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull assures that it doesn't expect the broadcasters to be nationalistic. Leigh Sales. Source: 7.30 | Duration: 7min 38sec. Topics: abc ...

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    MALCOLM TURNBULL: Australia Needs To Step Up In The War For Tech Talent - Business Insider Australia

    Australia's federal Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull wrote some reflections over the weekend on his time in California, where he visited some of Silicon Valley's technology giants. Turnbull notes that there are “Aussies everywhere” in San ...and more »

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    Oddball candidate Pat Sheil challenges Malcolm Turnbull's seat of Wentworth - The Daily Telegraph

    Related: Malcolm Turnbull says GST will not be changed under the Coalition. "This campaign has been the most boring, predictable one in the last 20 years. It is so dull, so media managed ... and it takes the joy out of the democratic process,'' Mr ...

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    Our asylum seeker policy is cruel: Malcolm Turnbull - Sydney Morning Herald

    Our asylum seeker policy is cruel: Malcolm Turnbull - Sydney Morning Herald

    The Coalition's asylum seeker policy is ''cruel'' and ''harsh'' but so are all asylum seeker policies, according to opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull. ''Our policy is a harsh one, it really is,'' he said during a Fairfax interview ...and more »

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    Our asylum seeker policy is cruel: Malcolm Turnbull - The Age

    Our asylum seeker policy is cruel: Malcolm Turnbull - The Age

    The Coalition's asylum seeker policy is ''cruel'' and ''harsh'' but so are all asylum seeker policies, according to opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull. ''Our policy is a harsh one, it really is,'' he said during a Fairfax interview ...

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    Asylum seeker policy cruel: Malcolm Turnbull - Sydney Morning Herald

    Asylum seeker policy cruel: Malcolm Turnbull - Sydney Morning Herald

    The Coalition's asylum seeker policy is ''cruel'' and ''harsh'' but so are all asylum seeker policies, according to opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull. ''Our policy is a harsh one, it really is,'' he said during a Fairfax interview ...

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    Turnbull hints at taxing tech giants more - Brisbane Times

    Turnbull hints at taxing tech giants more - Brisbane Times

    Opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull has hinted at changing the law so that multinational corporations like Google and Apple pay more tax in Australia than they do currently. While thanking Google for hosting a live video "Hangout" ...

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    No 'blowout': NBN Co is juggling costs - Sydney Morning Herald

    No 'blowout': NBN Co is juggling costs - Sydney Morning Herald

    Opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull has leapt on unsourced reports of a '$5 billion hole in the construction costs' as proof the NBN project is being mismanaged but NBN Co has vigorously denied the accusation. The Australian Financial ...

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    Will the NBN cost $94 billion? - Sydney Morning Herald

    Will the NBN cost $94 billion? - Sydney Morning Herald

    ''We estimate that to complete the NBN according to the Labor Party's plans will cost $94 billion dollars,'' its spokesman Malcolm Turnbull said on Monday. It's a serious charge. Although the NBN doesn't appear in the budget, building it runs up debt ...

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    Hangout with Malcolm Turnbull - Sydney Morning Herald

    Hangout with Malcolm Turnbull - Sydney Morning Herald

    Streamed live across Fairfax's news websites and hosted by online political editor Tim Lester, readers will ask questions live during the Google Hangout on Air. Join Malcolm Turnbull, Coalition communications spokesman, on Monday August 19 at 12.30pm.

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    Jason Clare, Stephen Smith and Malcolm Turnbull top Cleo magazine's 'sexiest ... - The Daily Telegraph

    Jason Clare, Stephen Smith and Malcolm Turnbull top Cleo magazine's 'sexiest ... - The Daily Telegraph

    Picture: Francis Aaron Source: NewsLocal. Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare has topped Cleo magazine's "sexiest men in parliament" list, with Malcolm Turnbull coming third. Women's magazine Cleo has put Mr Clare on top of its "sexiest men in parliament ...

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    Turnbull's NBN policy 'detailed enough' to escape costing - iT News

    Turnbull's NBN policy 'detailed enough' to escape costing - iT News

    Sees no value-add from independent financial analysis. Opposition Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull believes the Coalition's NBN plan is detailed enough to warrant not pushing further for an independent assessment of costings and assumptions.