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.
“TurnbullMalcolm: Historic Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement | Malcolm Turnbull MP: http://t.co/HY3UC64LOU”
“TurnbullMalcolm: @EwenJonesMP all of those frightening moments on the train were worth it!! Congratulations!”
“TurnbullMalcolm: what a finish! When we left the stand to go down to present the trophies Broncos were ahead by 4. Nobody at #NRLGF will forget this night”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Rugby League diplomacy at #NRLGF meeting PNG PM O'Neill @pm_gov_pg at a very exciting & tight game tonight. http://t.co/rHwmyYuh0L”
“TurnbullMalcolm: one of the good things about trains is chance encounters - joining us at Redfern @wmdglasgow from @FinancialReview http://t.co/WR3Mx9Qglq”
“TurnbullMalcolm: RT @Wallabies: #Respect to @EnglandRugby who form a tunnel for the #Wallabies. #ENGvAUS”
“TurnbullMalcolm: RT @GeorgeGregan: Wallabies to a man, coaches and players, take a bow! #theaustralianway # nobackwardstep”
“TurnbullMalcolm: What a game! #ENGvAUS Well done @Wallabies #StrongerAsOne”
“TurnbullMalcolm: The spiritual home of the #afl #aflgf @ Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) https://t.co/l6zAc3oaio”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Our thoughts & prayers are with the family of Curtis Cheng, the NSW Police Service employee who was killed yesterday http://t.co/a2NUSFNPOg”
“TurnbullMalcolm: With AFL Commissioner Sam Mostyn & Peter Yu at a meeting w the AFL Indigenous Adv'y Council http://t.co/vUH236Yb1e”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Spot the AFL player - forgot to bring my phone book for a pic w Gil McLachlan at the #AFLGF countdown clock http://t.co/9ga80wYbvH”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Very peaceful trip on no 11 tram - eerily quiet on a public holiday! Miss the people & excitement of grand final eve https://t.co/HINW9VqQkm”
“TurnbullMalcolm: With Tien, Tung and Loan at Engels espresso in Collins St https://t.co/UH9xuKxNFQ”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Nthn Australia incl NT is a vital part of our agenda. And fyi @thentnews had good chat w @adamgiles yday https://t.co/7Wp74PPjaV”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Opening remarks of the meeting of economic leaders in Canberra today https://t.co/VyaGnEujfE”
“TurnbullMalcolm: RT @frankellyabc: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull joins us on @RNBreakfast after 7.30 talking about his mini reform summit, tax plans, Naur…”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Talking with economic ministers ahead of tmrw’s meeting with the principal parties from the National Reform Summit http://t.co/SifVLOBVTI”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Today is Police Remembrance Day, when we acknowledge those who have served and in particular, the 757… https://t.co/zHG4Ra2BpP”
“TurnbullMalcolm: We send our condolences to the families of the pilgrims who have been killed so tragically during the Hajj.”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Sydney Harbour Bridge in the rain this morning from the ferry. https://t.co/wHvV0ygS5a”
Andrew Barr urges Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to show leadership on tax reform - Sydney Morning Herald
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has urged newly installed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to make taxation reform a key priority of the federal government. Mr Barr will use an appearance at the AFR Tax Reform Summit on Wednesday to call for renewed ...and more »
PM Malcolm Turnbull has lost his courage on climate change, says Bernie Fraser - Sydney Morning Herald
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's "courage has deserted him" on climate action, respected former government adviser Bernie Fraser says, predicting the federal Coalition's policies will fail to meet even modest targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.and more »
Mal Brough's attack on crossbench could cost Malcolm Turnbull Senate success - Sydney Morning Herald
Fairfax Media has learnt that the prospect of reversing some of the Abbott government's legislative failures in the Senate has been dangled in front of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during his initial talks with crossbenchers last week. They include ...
Malcolm Turnbull's reshuffle is bigger than it seems - Sydney Morning Herald
The responsibility will move to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet where it will remain under the eye of the former communications minister, new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. New Education Minister Simon Birmingham. Photo: Michael Jones.
Same-sex marriage: Process for vote will be 'accelerated' under Malcolm ... - ABC Online
Government backbencher Warren Entsch says he is hopeful key details of a same-sex marriage plebiscite, including the question and the date, will now be decided before the next election under the leadership of Malcolm Turnbull. Mr Entsch, a vocal ...and more »
Malcolm Turnbull our most popular prime minister in five years: Newspoll - NEWS.com.au
In her first major media appearance since her appointment to the role on Sunday, the NSW Senator praised Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for sending a “real message about gender in this country” by elevating three more women to cabinet. Commenting on ...
Why Malcolm Turnbull's neighbours are glad he is not moving to Kirribilli House - Sydney Morning Herald
"I have no problem with Malcolm staying in the area," Ms Goldman said. "It think that it's great he has chosen to stay in his home. We are very happy that he'll be part of the eastern suburbs where we live." Ms Heilig agreed it was "fantastic" the ...
PM Malcolm Turnbull – the adults really are back in charge - Business Spectator
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is keen to position himself and his newly minted ministerial line-up as being all about embracing the future. In many respects it is an effort at contrasting himself with Tony Abbott who was seen as a man intent on ...
Malcolm Turnbull vows on ABC's 7.30 to display 'emotional intelligence' - Sydney Morning Herald
When Mr Turnbull said she was not being rude, Sales said, "I did cut you directly off." Sales was cleared by the Australian Communications and Media Authority earlier this year for an adversarial post-budget interview in which she asked "Is this what ...
Has Malcolm Turnbull changed his mind on the NBN? - Sydney Morning Herald
We might see more fibre-to-the-home in Turnbull's NBN, but that will likely only be a consequence of existing copper cables - on which slower fibre-to-the-node technology relies - not being up to scratch. (Turnbull already outlined this approach before ...
Easy win in Canning byelection gives Malcolm Turnbull a boost - Sydney Morning Herald
Former SAS soldier Andrew Hastie has delivered the Liberals a comfortable win in the Canning byelection on Saturday, giving Malcolm Turnbull's prime ministership an early boost. Mr Hastie was ahead of Labor's Matt Keogh 55.5 to 44.5 per cent on a ...
PM Malcolm Turnbull cabinet: Women expected to be winners - NEWS.com.au
The new cabinet is being shaped primarily by Mr Turnbull and his deputy Julie Bishop. Former Howard Government chief of staff Arthur Sinodinos was also being used as a “wise counsel'' on how to balance the injection of new talent and experience. Women ...
Canning poll shows voters are 'willing' under Malcolm Turnbull leadership - Sydney Morning Herald
Given what we now know, it is astounding to think that Tony Abbott's closest advisers believed the very proximity of the Canning byelection provided insurance against a Malcolm Turnbull challenge. Along with most of the political and journalistic ...
Carlo's Corner: Malcolm Turnbull is just Tony Abbott without the onions - Green Left Weekly
Apart from Abbott, the only people likely to be upset are those in the onion industry, because it is surprisingly hard for the onion lobby's voice to be heard in the media or halls of power — and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull looks more like a ...
Malcolm Turnbull meets locals on Oxford Street, Paddington - Sydney Morning Herald
In his first public meet and greet since becoming the country's leader, Malcolm Turnbull proved that he is the people's Prime Minister. Strolling down Oxford Street in Paddington with wife Lucy by his side, Mr Turnbull made small talk with business ...
Malcolm Turnbull given strange nickname by Chinese media - 9news.com.au
He may have only been prime minister for a few days but Malcolm Turnbull has already been given an unusual nickname by the Chinese media. Mr Turnbull has been dubbed "sugar bun", the BBC reports, a play on words involving his surname. Roughly ...
Canning by-election a contest between Liberal's Andrew Hastie and Labor's Matt ... - NEWS.com.au
However, there will still be attention to the size of any swing against the Liberal Party as a measure of voter response to Malcolm Turnbull. Will he have strengthened the Liberal vote or will the party be marked down for instability? The results will ...
Malcolm Turnbull set to name his cabinet, will take lots of mates from NSW ... - NEWS.com.au
Mr Turnbull's NSW colleague Scott Morrison is expected to be the next Treasurer. Current Treasurer Joe Hockey, also NSW, will get a senior post. NSW Liberal Senator Connie Fierravanti-Wells is expected to be among the women promoted by Mr Turnbull, ...
Turnbull to name ministry on Sunday0:25 - NEWS.com.au
There hasn't been a Liberal prime minister from outside NSW since 1983, with Victorian Malcolm Fraser. And there hasn't been a Liberal leader of the Opposition since South Australian Alexander Downer in 1995. The Prime Minister is the fifth Liberal ...
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to name new ministry on Sunday - Herald Sun
Michaelia Cash has been named as a possible new minister in Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's cabinet. Picture: Kym Smith. The Opposition allege his previous positions on issues such as an emissions trading scheme and same-sex marriage are at odds ...
Warren Truss wants to start afresh with Malcolm Turnbull despite past tensions ... - ABC Online
... and Malcolm that's part of the reason why we needed to settle those sorts of things before a decision was made to enter into a coalition agreement," Mr Truss said. Mr Turnbull is expected to reveal a dramatic reshaping of his ministerial team this ...and more »