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: RT @MGrahMcIntosh: Looking forward to @TurnbullMalcolm remarks this morning @USSC & @GM_amchamnsw AUS-US 'building our future prosperity' c…”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: ABC Board Statement on Q&A | Malcolm Turnbull MP: http://t.co/Dg3AlvTv8B”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @RichardGSimpson: Drew Clark - strong open data policy = $16 billion in new value says PWC @PivotalSummit #pivotal15 @TurnbullMalcolm h…”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Transcript - Doorstop interview, Canberra | Malcolm Turnbull MP: http://t.co/Q26pIDRVNa”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Transcript - Mobile Black Spot Program | Malcolm Turnbull MP: http://t.co/gjykSlL0pu”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @navdeepsuri: A pleasure to call on Min @TurnbullMalcolm today, explore greater collaboration in IT and Communications sectors http://t.…”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Nearly half of Aus’s 6,000 mobile blackspots will receive new or improved coverage. Great work @PaulFletcherMP! http://t.co/Tk7mF6xJsF”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @JBBale: Great to catch up again with @TurnbullMalcolm about @SoldierOnAust and our work. Thank you for your ongoing support. http://t.c…”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Greater Sydney Commission: Budget to tackle housing crisis with London-style planning authority - http://t.co/IE5xTFrhko via @smh”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: @MichinManly sorry had to dash but DM me and I will call”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: And on the subject of public transport good to see strong endorsement from the Pope at para 153 of his encyclical Laudato si”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Interesting #bairdseyeview with Mike Baird - public transport, Twitter, smartphone breathalysers and Vinnies https://t.co/Inc1cWmGZ8”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Two in five jobs risk being lost to computerisation in the next 15 years. My speech to the CEDA 'Future of Work' conf http://t.co/zP0Mi0wpOi”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Transcript - Interview with Michael Rowland on ABC News 24 Breakfast | homelessness, Papal encyclical, Citizenship http://t.co/Zz9JGANpgj”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @ceda_news: Watch our live stream today from the NSW launch of Australia's future workforce? w/ keynote speaker @TurnbullMalcolm http://…”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @NedMoorfield: Catching up with @TurnbullMalcolm at #CEOSleepoutAU. He arrived by @goCatchApp of course! http://t.co/exMNX1fvRz”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @Ryanmlc: Good morning and well done to all my friends in the #CEOSleepout @MCT_DG @paulvevers @resourcefultype @timothycjames @Turnbull…”

  • “Around two in five jobs risk being lost to computerisation in the next 10 to 15 years. My speech to the CEDA 'Future of Work' conference about how we create the jobs of the future http://bit.ly/1CgupuX #commsau”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @VinniesNSW: .@TurnbullMalcolm talking to @BreakfastNews this morning about #CEOSleepoutAU http://t.co/vrILwTht7W”

  • “Earlier today I dropped by the office of Premier Mike Baird to talk all things Sydney, the CEO Sleepout and social media. Thanks for having me on #bairdseyeview Mike!”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @NicholasGray: Not quite as salubrious as the winterball #frozen #ceosleepout @turnbullmalcolm @fionascottmp @bernardfehon http://t.co/M…”

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News About Malcolm Turnbull

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    Malcolm Turnbull refuses to back Tony Abbott's hardline attack on ABC - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Turnbull refuses to back Tony Abbott's hardline attack on ABC - Sydney Morning Herald

    Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stopped short of backing Prime Minister Tony Abbott's strong-armed attack toward the ABC for allowing former terror suspect Zaky Mallah to appear on Q&A. Turnbull was repeatedly pushed to answer whether ...

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    To think Malcolm Turnbull once fended off Packer's death threats for editorial ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    To think Malcolm Turnbull once fended off Packer's death threats for editorial ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Turnbull wasn't always a big fan of editorial interference, just ask Kerry Packer. Boy has that changed since the Minister for Malcolm added the Communications brief to his portfolio. In April it was SBS boss, Michael Ebeid, who buckled in the ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull fended off death threats from Kerry Packer in the name of ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Turnbull fended off death threats from Kerry Packer in the name of ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Turnbull denied he'd influenced the decision. Now, Malcolm is getting his hands dirty at the ABC over its questionable guest-list for ABC show, Q&A, on Monday night. Malcolm told Sky News on Tuesday that he had spoken to ABC chairman, Jim Spigelman, ...and more »

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    'A grave error of judgment': Malcolm Turnbull ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    'A grave error of judgment': Malcolm Turnbull ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the ABC made a "grave error of judgment" by allowing former terrorism suspect Zaky Mallah to appear on its panel show Q&A. And Prime Minister Tony Abbott has gone further in the government's criticism of ...

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    Government Catholics will give 'great weight' to Pope's climate views: Malcolm ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Government Catholics will give 'great weight' to Pope's climate views: Malcolm ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said "everyone will give great weight" to Pope Francis' major encyclical on the environment, including Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Mr Turnbull was asked on Friday whether the Pope's calls for urgent action ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull rejects suggestions he is at odds with Tony Abbott over ... - ABC Online

    Malcolm Turnbull rejects suggestions he is at odds with Tony Abbott over ... - ABC Online

    Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has rejected suggestions he is at odds with the Prime Minister over contentious new citizenship laws, saying he is working "very hard" with the senior leadership team to ensure the bill complies with the ...

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    Joe Hockey's lambasting kills Malcolm Turnbull media reforms - The Australian

    Joe Hockey's lambasting kills Malcolm Turnbull media reforms - The Australian

    Government sources told The Australian the Treasurer played an instrumental role in corralling the leadership group of the inner cabinet against Mr Turnbull's package of reforms, telling colleagues the policies were ill-conceived and stacked in favour ...

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    This is why Gretel Packer and Malcolm Turnbull are sleeping rough tonight - Business Insider Australia

    This is why Gretel Packer and Malcolm Turnbull are sleeping rough tonight - Business Insider Australia

    Crown Resorts Foundation chair Gretel Packer leads the way with more than $200,000, followed by Crown's CEO Barry Felstead on $127,000. He's spending the night outdoors in Perth, while communications minister Malcolm Turnbull is sleeping rough in ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull breaks ranks on citizenship, declaring constitution cannot be ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Turnbull breaks ranks on citizenship, declaring constitution cannot be ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Turnbull has declared any new laws aimed at bolstering national security and prosecuting Australia's war on terrorism must not be allowed to erode the rule of law or contravene the separation of powers in the constitution, in comments that ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull draws line in the sand on terrorism fervour - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Turnbull draws line in the sand on terrorism fervour - Sydney Morning Herald

    They did this knowing the likely beneficiary would be the moderate, but more popular, Malcolm Turnbull. Less than five months later, after Abbott has pulled the national security lever for all that it is worth, an uncannily similar number of backbench ...

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    Stephen Ellis: Senior staffer for Malcolm Turnbull resigns after being charged ... - ABC Online

    Stephen Ellis: Senior staffer for Malcolm Turnbull resigns after being charged ... - ABC Online

    A senior staffer to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has resigned after being charged with drug possession and public indecency. Stephen Ellis appeared before the ACT Magistrates Court on Friday morning charged with an alleged act of ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull insists federal budget is politically responsible - The Australian

    Malcolm Turnbull insists federal budget is politically responsible - The Australian

    Malcolm Turnbull has urged his government colleagues to show “more respect” for new mothers, selling the budget as a “politically responsible” document that takes account of the Liberal leadership crisis earlier this year. And ahead of Bill Shorten's ...

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    Budget 2015: Malcolm Turnbull distances himself from Scott Morrison and Joe ... - Radio Australia

    Budget 2015: Malcolm Turnbull distances himself from Scott Morrison and Joe ... - Radio Australia

    Malcolm Turnbull has refused to back the language his frontbench colleagues Joe Hockey and Scott Morrison used to criticise the existing paid parental leave arrangements. The Coalition wants to change the rules so mothers can no longer claim paid ...

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    Waleed Aly confronts Malcolm Turnbull over domestic violence on The Project - Sydney Morning Herald

    Waleed Aly confronts Malcolm Turnbull over domestic violence on The Project - Sydney Morning Herald

    Journalist and broadcaster Waleed Aly didn't mince words when he faced off with Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull on The Project over the plague of domestic violence in Australia. "Where's the money?" Aly asked bluntly. The previous night ...

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    WA has 'every reason' to feel aggrieved over GST, Communications Minister ... - ABC Online

    WA has 'every reason' to feel aggrieved over GST, Communications Minister ... - ABC Online

    Speaking to residents during a "politics in the pub" event in Geraldton, Mr Turnbull fielded a question on the state's GST revenue share. "There's no question that Western Australians have got every reason to feel very aggrieved," he said. "There's ...and more »

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    Malcolm Turnbull denies influence on SBS sacking of Scott McIntyre over Anzac ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Turnbull denies influence on SBS sacking of Scott McIntyre over Anzac ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has denied having any influence in a decision by SBS to sack one of its reporters over offensive Anzac Day tweets. Scott McIntyre drew widespread condemnation for criticising what he said was the "cultification ...

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    Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull: “Despicable remarks which deserve ... - The Australian

    Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull: “Despicable remarks which deserve ... - The Australian

    Federal Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull slammed the tweets, saying: “Difficult to think of more offensive or inappropriate comments. Despicable remarks which deserve to be condemned.'' Journalism professor John Henningham said freedom of ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull downs a glass of 1998 Bordeaux in under 26 minutes - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Turnbull downs a glass of 1998 Bordeaux in under 26 minutes - Sydney Morning Herald

    Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has shown his lighter side, finishing a glass of limited release Bordeaux and a bowl of lightly salted basil-and-thyme crackers in less than half an hour. Egged on by his dinner guests at his harbour-side home, ...and more »

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    Malcolm Turnbull downs a glass of 1998 Bordeaux in under 26 minutes - The Age

    Malcolm Turnbull downs a glass of 1998 Bordeaux in under 26 minutes - The Age

    Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has shown his lighter side, finishing a glass of limited release Bordeaux and a bowl of lightly salted basil-and-thyme crackers in less than half an hour. Egged on by his dinner guests at his harbour-side home, ...and more »

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    Malcolm Turnbull Q&A: the anti-piracy, website-blocking bill explained - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Turnbull Q&A: the anti-piracy, website-blocking bill explained - Sydney Morning Herald

    Called the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull introduced it into parliament last month. It is now being scrutinised by a parliamentary committee which is due to report back any recommendations ...and more »

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    Malcolm Turnbull defends internet trials, promises increased speeds for rural ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Turnbull defends internet trials, promises increased speeds for rural ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the trial of its preferred national broadband network technology in the NSW town of Umina reaped "real" results. This contradicted what Telstra told a Senate committee on Friday when the company said the ...