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: We have the power to create an Australia where domestic violence is never accepted - my oped today in the @TheWenty https://t.co/qbdmJsQP1O”
“TurnbullMalcolm: RT @Intelanz: Hands up for our students & national leaders at the #Intel Innovation & Coding Boot Camp. We had a great day! #STEAM https://…”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Attitudes to domestic violence exposed - too often we still blame women, excuse men, and minimise the severity https://t.co/XGj2n7BAGF”
“TurnbullMalcolm: RT @cpyne: Great to meet Avi Hasson, Chief Scientist of Israel with @TurnbullMalcolm @Wyatt_MP and @karenandrewsmp #innovation https://t.co…”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Launching the new book by @GMegalogenis on how we came to be the most successful multicultural society in the world https://t.co/xFAJJOF25c”
“TurnbullMalcolm: RT @cporterwa: Attending the Parliamentary White Ribbon Day event this morning with my colleagues. https://t.co/01Iqa8ySvo”
“TurnbullMalcolm: RT @WhiteRibbonAust: This #WhiteRibbonDay, and every other day, I say NO to violence against women. Click and join me to make a change ➜ ht…”
“TurnbullMalcolm: The answer to ending violence against women lies with all of us men leading by example #WhiteRibbonDay https://t.co/pUeBLsV96a”
“TurnbullMalcolm: I updated the House today on Australia’s global, regional and domestic policies to respond to terrorist attacks - https://t.co/sbVaSrhtvq”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Dr Ann O’Neill is a survivor of domestic violence. She has courageously told the story of how her… https://t.co/O3tzs3sBaI”
“TurnbullMalcolm: I joined media reps & colleagues this morning to stand-up against violence towards women & their children. https://t.co/veE8YBNWZR”
“TurnbullMalcolm: RT @9NewsAUS: .@TurnbullMalcolm has highlighted the importance of education in domestic violence prevention. #9News https://t.co/lQrNexGp8o”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Domestic violence takes many forms - my blog on domestic violence & our expansion of the 1800RESPECT service https://t.co/eivmwKA6K1”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Doorstop interview - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: https://t.co/M0MpbKn8Bf”
“TurnbullMalcolm: RT @NajibRazak: Led the Malaysian delegation this morning for a meeting wth PM of Australia @TurnbullMalcolm https://t.co/gF8u3GkAmX https:…”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Joint statement with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak | Malcolm Turnbull MP: https://t.co/KCSMTtVuP3”
“TurnbullMalcolm: In Kuala Lumpur for the East Asia Summit and naturally there is a special jacket - a songket - for… https://t.co/YT8oJN4kLo”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Talking to media today in Manila. In case you missed it, here's my transcript. https://t.co/yXVnJLSXEy. #APEC2015 #auspol”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Thanks to the Aust'n team who helped make #APEC2015 a success. With DFAT staff in Manila ahead of the final sessions https://t.co/v302eHeT11”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Open markets, economic growth, infrastructure and innovation key topics at #APEC2015 https://t.co/r71ALG6SgT”
“TurnbullMalcolm: Australians also applaud the brave firefighters and SES workers in WA as they put their lives on the line to keep communities safe.”
Islamic State: Malcolm Turnbull and Barack Obama to hold Manila meeting as ... - ABC Online
Malcolm Turnbull and United States president Barack Obama will hold their first official bilateral meeting this afternoon in the Philippines, as Tony Abbott advocates for Australia to expand its military role in Syria and consider sending in ground troops.
APEC summit: Malcolm Turnbull to join push for trade growth amid series of ... - Sydney Morning Herald
MANILA. Unlocking sluggish economic growth and flatlining trade in the Asian region will be the focus of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation summit commencing from Wednesday. World leaders from the vast doughnut community of 21 member ...and more »
Wickr downloads have increased 700% since Malcolm Turnbull said he uses it - Business Insider Australia
Back when prime minister Malcolm Turnbull was communications minister and the debate over data retention was at its peak, he revealed he used the encrypted peer-to-peer messaging app, Wickr to communicate with other ministers. Since then the app, ...
Fairfax Ipsos poll: Malcolm Turnbull is digging in for a long innings - Sydney Morning Herald
If Malcolm Turnbull's 81-point lead over Bill Shorten on net approval was a batting average, it would only be beaten by Bradman in Australian cricket history. There have been other prime ministers with approval ratings in the stratosphere over the ...
Conservative MPs rebuke Malcolm Turnbull for Peter Dutton's axing from ... - Sydney Morning Herald
Dumped former defence minister Kevin Andrews has challenged Malcolm Turnbull to restore Immigration Minister Peter Dutton to the powerful national security committee of cabinet, in a direct rebuke to the Prime Minister over national security ...
Protecting freedom 'global battle': Turnbull1:36 - Geelong Advertiser
“It's more important than ever that Labor signals its ongoing support for the Government and Malcolm Turnbull,'' Mr Shorten said. “I am a strong supporter of the extra laws and resources we've given our domestic law enforcements and security agencies ...
European trade deal next on Malcolm Turnbull's agenda - Sydney Morning Herald
Fresh from the Coalition government's triumphs in securing free trade deals with China, Japan and Korea, and then the big one with the US and other Pacific economies signed in Atlanta recently, Malcolm Turnbull has swung his government's attention to ...
Malcolm Turnbull has delivered a slap-down to Tony Abbott for lecturing ... - Courier Mail
As Mr Turnbull cemented his alliance with Dr Merkel – a successful conservative German Chancellor for a decade and the most powerful leader in Europe – he also rebuked Mr Abbott for criticising her stance on refugees fleeing war in the Middle East.
Tony Abbott issues GST warning to Malcolm Turnbull - Sydney Morning Herald
"As a potential reformer, Malcolm Turnbull has the advantage of being relatively unbound by previous commitments but still faces the problem of how to deal with the 'no one can be worse off' mindset that makes serious reform so hard," Mr Abbott writes.
Malcolm Turnbull's 'selfie action' makes Jakarta smile - 9news.com.au
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's suitably chaotic initiation to Jakarta has been reported appreciatively in the local media. After their first formal talks yesterday, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo took Mr Turnbull along for one of his favourite ...
Malcolm Turnbull, Bill Shorten urged to act on support for recognition - Sydney Morning Herald
But a leader of the recognition campaign has urged Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten not to take the support for granted and to quickly agree on who will serve on the Referendum Council that will drive the process. "The Prime Minister and the ...
Harming the poor through higher GST 'inconceivable', Malcolm Turnbull declares - Sydney Morning Herald
Malcolm Turnbull has described as "feeble" a growing Labor scare campaign against any GST increase but has nonetheless moved to insulate his government by declaring outright that whatever is agreed, it will not leave the poorest households out of pocket.
Malcolm Turnbull remains a one-man confidence compounding machine - Business Insider Australia
Before the release of tomorrow's highly-anticipated NAB business confidence survey comes the news that the separate Roy Morgan business confidence index continued to push higher in October. According to Roy Morgan, Business Confidence increased by ...
President Barack Obama's lesson for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull - Sydney Morning Herald
As the new-look federal government umms-and-ahhs its way through a defence of new coal mines, the new Prime Minister Turnbull should look to President Barack Obama. You see, the American President recently gave a landmark speech to announce the ...
Community calls on PM Malcolm Turnbull to stop Shenhua mine on Liverpool Plains - ABC Online
People attending a community protest have called for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to personally intervene and stop the Chinese-owned Shenhua Watermark Mine from going ahead on the Liverpool Plains in north-west NSW. More than 700 people ...and more »
Eyes on Malcolm Turnbull as Deborra-lee Furness urges faster adoption reform - Sydney Morning Herald
Her call comes as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is expected to make an announcement on Monday for Adoption Awareness Week. Earlier this month, Mr Turnbull expressed concern about the number of children in out-of-home care. But it is understood the ...and more »
Malcolm Turnbull, Mitch Fifield set to dump TV reach rule - The Australian
Media reform will be discussed by cabinet this month, with Malcolm Turnbull poised to abolish the population reach rule and television licence fees in the current parliamentary term. Despite strong opposition from some players that led to the plan ...
Malcolm Turnbull by the Sea: art meets artful dodger - Sydney Morning Herald
Malcolm Turnbull by the Sea was a crowd-pleasing work of art – less a sculpture than an animation. The Prime Minister had come on Sunday afternoon to Marks Park, on the headland that straddles Bondi and Tamarama, to announce the people's choice ...and more »
Malcolm Turnbull looks to children's book Possum Magic, telling business ... - Sydney Morning Herald
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has sought business advice from another PM: Possum Magic. On Wednesday Mr Turnbull's Instagram account posted a photo of the PM surrounded by children as he read the Mem Fox classic that tells the tale of a young ...
Malcolm Turnbull: PM uses key speech to put fairness centre stage in economic ... - ABC Online
"It's time for Malcolm Turnbull to start making some decisions, to stop talking and to start laying out his plans," the shadow treasurer said. Mr Bowen said the Prime Minister avoided dealing with the GST directly, despite members of the Coalition ...
Australian politics: Early election on the cards as Prime Minister Malcolm ... - The Australian
The possibility hastened the challenge and boosted Turnbull's support. Six weeks later, though, there is serious talk of the new Prime Minister going to the polls early. And this time it's Labor MPs who dread the prospect. Turnbull's popularity has ...