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: Come & join me & #AndrewHastie at Byford Tavern 6pm Sunday for Politics in the Pub http://t.co/B8gfOrcSwO http://t.co/BHMvnd67gV”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: @RobertA888888 yes $5.74”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Sydney Harbour Bridge at sunset from the Ferry between Watsons and Rose Bay tonight. https://t.co/IvB5rlQkCi”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @Wyatt_MP: Want Aus to have best digital Gov on earth-calling our top tech talent to join @AusDTO http://t.co/VD71QVy3FG #startupaus @T…”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @cpyne: Have you downloaded the new free 'Learning Potential' app? Download it today at http://t.co/WxcGShx7Lo. #auspol https://t.co/1eP…”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: With UTS VC Attila Brungs & @AusDTO CEO Paul Shetler as we start search for new digital talent http://t.co/VtLYE6zLeP http://t.co/1vWyLIX3MN”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @CommsAu: Minister @TurnbullMalcolm media release: @AusDTO starts recruitment campaign to find Australia’s best tech talent http://t.co…”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @CommsAu: Be careful about submitting personal information to any website http://t.co/NV90xnWT2h #StaySmartOnline #AlertService http://t…”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @pablovinales: @TurnbullMalcolm @annabelcrabb @AusDTO It's true. Just walked past Malco. No pic needed this time !”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: @annabelcrabb @AusDTO @BenFordham I assume my apple watch does that automatically?”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: The light at the end of the (Devonshire St) tunnel https://t.co/t8Wi1zH9kS”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: At the risk of being teased again by @annabelcrabb am on the train to UTS via Central for a big @AusDTO tech jobs announcement.”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @bnotleysmith: With @TurnbullMalcolm at the opening of the fabulous new facilities at Emanuel School, Randwick. http://t.co/WafuopHc8e”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Learning more about pathology at St Vincent’s | Malcolm Turnbull MP: http://t.co/Rf72BSJjM8”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @Know_Pathology: @TurnbullMalcolm learning more about haematology in cancer detection in the lab today #knowpathology http://t.co/7e8mDv…”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @Know_Pathology: Dr Graham Jones giving Hon Malcolm Turnball the grand tour of the pathology lab at St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney http…”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: inspiring speeches here at the http://t.co/CKbDm4TJuT lunch today in Sydney. @leighsales here with Andrew Stevens http://t.co/F80Q3ex085”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @KazStocks: All roles flexible at @Telstra @ANZ_AU #GenderBalance Male Champions of change http://t.co/APGIn3wdqV”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: Thanks Ben! https://t.co/k1TG5cGFch”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: RT @ADouglasNBN: .@TurnbullMalcolm & @bobbaldwinmp have announced $450,000 to upgrade TV transmission in #PortStephens @nbnnews http://t.co…”

  • “TurnbullMalcolm: At Medowie with @bobbaldwinmp announcing the Fed Gvt's $470k grant 2 ensure better digital TV reception in the Hunter http://t.co/WSpWJSY7aU”

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News About Malcolm Turnbull

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    Malcolm Turnbull Caught Wearing A Wire In Cabinet Meeting - SBS (satire)

    Malcolm Turnbull Caught Wearing A Wire In Cabinet Meeting - SBS (satire)

    The source of recent leaks from within Cabinet meetings has been revealed after Malcolm Turnbull was caught wearing a wire in the Coalition party room. “I'd been a bit suspicious, he was always real sweaty in meetings,” one anonymous MP told The ...

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    612 Breakfast team chat (Malcolm Turnbull and Spencer's report cards) - ABC Online (blog)

    612 Breakfast team chat (Malcolm Turnbull and Spencer's report cards). 19 August 2015 , 8:08 AM by Spencer Howson. Play audio · Download audio. 612_breakfast. Comments. Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for ...and more »

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    'Likeable rascal': Malcolm Turnbull's Oxford report cards uncovered from the ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    'Likeable rascal': Malcolm Turnbull's Oxford report cards uncovered from the ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Bligh Turnbull does not suffer from shyness. This is not just a statement of the obvious in 2015; it is also the assessment an Oxford don made in a 1979 report card on the then 25-year-old Rhodes scholar. "He has begun to find his level and to ...and more »

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    Malcolm Turnbull and Christopher Pyne only government frontbenchers to turn up ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Malcolm Turnbull and Christopher Pyne only government frontbenchers to turn up ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Christopher Pyne and Malcolm Turnbull have taken a public but silent stand on same-sex marriage, as the only two ministers to sit on the frontbench as Warren Entsch introduced his long-awaited cross-party bill. Being gay is something not to be ashamed of.

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    Shock jock Ray Hadley tells Scott Morrison 'petulant child' and 'spoilt brat ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Shock jock Ray Hadley tells Scott Morrison 'petulant child' and 'spoilt brat ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    "Well he doesn't appear to have the full support of Malcolm Turnbull who does his best to undermine him at every opportunity. He's like a spoilt brat who lost the game, took the bat and ball and went home and now he comes back a number of years later ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull Denies The Leadership Rumours He Started - SBS (satire)

    Malcolm Turnbull Denies The Leadership Rumours He Started - SBS (satire)

    Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull has ardently denied the leadership rumours he purposely started and gleefully stoked every time the Government received poor poll results. “This has all gone a little far,” said Turnbull. “I am not currently ...

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    Fairfax poll: Forget ScoMo, Malcolm Turnbull is the choice if Tony Abbott tumbles - Sydney Morning Herald

    Fairfax poll: Forget ScoMo, Malcolm Turnbull is the choice if Tony Abbott tumbles - Sydney Morning Herald

    Because much of Turnbull's support is coming from those who say they will not vote for the Liberal Party under current circumstances, a switch to the former leader should do more than one to any of the alternatives to improve the Coalition's prospects.and more »

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    Turnbull cements poll lead over Abbott - SBS

    Turnbull cements poll lead over Abbott - SBS

    Malcolm Turnbull is cementing his lead over Tony Abbott as the most popular choice for Liberal leader and prime minister, according to a new poll which shows the Coalition is facing a 36-seat electoral wipe-out. Had an election been held on the weekend ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull: 'Lack of observation' leads to awkward photo with peace ... - The Daily Telegraph

    A PICTURE may paint a thousand words. In Malcolm Turnbull's case it was a single word that painted a picture that said enough. The Communications Minister claimed it was an innocent lack of observation that allowed him to be photographed in public ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull would oppose gay marriage bill in absence of free vote - The Australian

    Malcolm Turnbull would oppose gay marriage bill in absence of free vote - The Australian

    “If there was a free vote I would vote in favour, but it also follows if there's not a free vote I will, as a member of the cabinet, vote in accordance with the government's position.” Mr Turnbull said there was now “considerable confusion” about the ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull's Plan To Speed Up The Delivery Of The National Broadband Network - Gizmodo Australia

    Malcolm Turnbull's Plan To Speed Up The Delivery Of The National Broadband Network - Gizmodo Australia

    The number of people involved in Australia's national broadband network (nbn) is set to double to about 9000 after Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull last week announced plans to recruit and train an extra 4500 workers. This will make it even ...and more »

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    Malcolm Turnbull evades punter's question on leadership challenge - The Australian

    Malcolm Turnbull evades punter's question on leadership challenge - The Australian

    “In the words of (ABC's) Tony Jones, I'll take that as a comment,” Mr Turnbull responded. In Adelaide as part of the Abbott government's charm offensive to win over voters, Mr Turnbull last night spoke off the cuff at the event with South Australian ...

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    Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull wants MPs to have an expenses app - Business Insider Australia

    Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull wants MPs to have an expenses app - Business Insider Australia

    Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull during House of Representatives question time at Parliament House. Photo: Stefan Postles/ Getty. Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for a smartphone app to help MPs effectively manage ...

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    Bronwyn Bishop has resigned as Speaker after becoming embroiled in a travel ... - NEWS.com.au

    Bronwyn Bishop has resigned as Speaker after becoming embroiled in a travel ... - NEWS.com.au

    “I personally like to take public transport because I find it more interesting and engaging,” Mr Turnbull told ABC Radio. “But however you get around you've got to bear in mind that it is other people's money and to use it responsibly and prudently ...

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    Proper use of MPs' parliamentary entitlements comes down to 'common sense ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Proper use of MPs' parliamentary entitlements comes down to 'common sense ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    The use of parliamentary entitlements should be guided by "common sense", government frontbencher Malcolm Turnbull says, deviating from Prime Minister Tony Abbott's insistence that former Speaker Bronwyn Bishop was the victim of a deficient system.

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    Turnbull: MPs 'not entitled to anything' - NEWS.com.au

    Turnbull: MPs 'not entitled to anything' - NEWS.com.au

    “I personally like to take public transport because I find it more interesting and engaging,” Mr Turnbull told ABC Radio. “But however you get around you've got to bear in mind that it is other people's money and to use it responsibly and prudently ...

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    NBN Co releases fast internet rollout plan with parts of Hornsby shire to ... - The Daily Telegraph

    NBN Co releases fast internet rollout plan with parts of Hornsby shire to ... - The Daily Telegraph

    Federal Liberal MP for Bradfield Paul Fletcher, the Parliamentary Secretary to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, said he would continue to make Hornsby's case for the NBN within government. The Advocate reported last month that only one ...

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    Liberal ministers want Bishop out - NEWS.com.au

    Liberal ministers want Bishop out - NEWS.com.au

    The Speaker can only be removed by a successful vote of no confidence. In what was seen as a dig at Ms Bishop — who came under fire for taking a $5227 helicopter ride from Melbourne to Geelong — Malcolm Turnbull took to Twitter this morning to extol ...

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    Bronwyn Bishop under pressure to quit as Malcolm Turnbull takes V-Line train ... - NEWS.com.au

    Bronwyn Bishop under pressure to quit as Malcolm Turnbull takes V-Line train ... - NEWS.com.au

    The Speaker can only be removed by a successful vote of no confidence. In what was seen as a dig at Ms Bishop — who came under fire for taking a $5227 helicopter ride from Melbourne to Geelong — Malcolm Turnbull took to Twitter this morning to extol ...

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    Malcolm Turnbull gives Bronwyn Bishop a lesson on how to catch public transport - NEWS.com.au

    Malcolm Turnbull gives Bronwyn Bishop a lesson on how to catch public transport - NEWS.com.au

    Mr Turnbull is a frequent public transport user and often tweets about his commutes around Sydney. “Trains and trams are fun. Meet new people. See new sights. Avoid road rage,” he tweeted from Melbourne today. He also shared an apparently innocently ...

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    No choppers here: Malcolm Turnbull takes the train to Geelong - Sydney Morning Herald

    No choppers here: Malcolm Turnbull takes the train to Geelong - Sydney Morning Herald

    How many train fares to Geelong can you get for a $5000 helicopter ride? More than 300 return trips, if you're travelling off peak. Malcolm Turnbull is well known for using public transport to get from A to B, and for letting the public know about it ...