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#malcolm turnbull

# malcolm-turnbull - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Australian foreign minister quits after failed attempt to become PM

Julie Bishop is a rare female voice in the Australian government.

# malcolm-turnbull - Friday 24 August, 2018

Australia has its seventh Prime Minister in 11 years

A Liberal Party revolt instigated by hardline conservatives unseated moderate Malcolm Turnbull.

# malcolm-turnbull - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Australia PM Turnbull clinging on as he defies 'bullies' trying to oust him Canberra Chaos This post contains videos

Australia PM Turnbull clinging on as he defies 'bullies' trying to oust him

Turnbull said his rival Peter Dutton had sought to intimidate people into trying to remove him.

# malcolm-turnbull - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Australia to formally apologise to child sex abuse victims

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will deliver a national apology to child sexual abuse survivors, victims and their families on October 22.

# malcolm-turnbull - Monday 9 April, 2018

# malcolm-turnbull - Friday 16 February, 2018

Australia deputy PM at centre of affair scandal slams prime minister as 'inept'

There have been calls from the opposition for Barnaby Joyce to step down.

# malcolm-turnbull - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Australia deputy PM under pressure to resign over affair with woman who was given government job

Barnaby Joyce won re-election to parliament recently on a platform of community and conservative values.

# malcolm-turnbull - Friday 22 December, 2017

Irish woman in stable condition after being injured in Melbourne car attack

Of the 20 people injured, three remain in a critical condition.

# malcolm-turnbull - Monday 6 November, 2017

Australian politicians will soon have to prove they are not citizens of another country

Dual-citizens are banned from taking seats in parliament.

# malcolm-turnbull - Friday 22 September, 2017

Former Australian leader 'headbutted' on heated same-sex marriage campaign trail

Former prime minister Tony Abbott is a prominent opponent of the campaign for same-sex marriage in Australia.

# malcolm-turnbull - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Another town scraps Australia Day, as politician compares it to celebrating Holocaust

The annual holiday commemorates the arrival of the country’s first British settlers in 1788.

# malcolm-turnbull - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Australia is voting on same-sex marriage - but it's not as straightforward as our referendum

There’s support for a change – but the process begins with a non-binding postal vote.

# malcolm-turnbull - Saturday 2 September, 2017

America had a row over its Confederate statues, and now Australia is struggling with its British colonial ones Trouble Brewing This post contains videos

America had a row over its Confederate statues, and now Australia is struggling with its British colonial ones

A war of words has broken out over the colonisers’ treatment of Australia’s indigenous people in the late 18th century.

Australia expands welfare card scheme that limits addicts' spending

Critics have called the idea an “attempt to manage the money and hence lives of people living below or near the poverty line”.

# malcolm-turnbull - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Australian PM says an 'elaborate terror plot' to bring down an airplane has been foiled

“The threat of terrorism is very real,” Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.

# malcolm-turnbull - Thursday 15 June, 2017

'The Donald and I, we are winning' - Australian PM caught on tape mocking Trump

“We are winning in the real polls. You know, the online polls. They are so easy to win.”

# malcolm-turnbull - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Supercarrier the USS Carl Vinson will arrive in the Sea of Japan 'within days'

There had been confusion about the movements of the US Navy carrier.

# malcolm-turnbull - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa

Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.

# malcolm-turnbull - Friday 23 December, 2016

"Significant" Isis-inspired terror plot for Christmas Day foiled in Australia

The plot was expected to target one of Melbourne’s best-known intersections on Christmas Day.

# malcolm-turnbull - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Australian opposition blocks marriage equality vote due to divisive debate it would cause

The Labor Party says the debate surrounding a referendum could be harmful to those in same-sex relationships and their families.

# malcolm-turnbull - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary

A 22-year-old man has been arrested.

# malcolm-turnbull - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Australian PM takes 'full responsibility' for disastrous election, but won't resign

Malcolm Turnbull also attacked opponents, accusing them of a dishonest scare campaign.

# malcolm-turnbull - Monday 4 July, 2016

Australian Prime Minister told to quit after "Brexiting" himself

“He has taken this nation to an election on the basis of stability; he has delivered instability.”

# malcolm-turnbull - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck

Leaders of the major parties have each promised to bring stability to a government long mired in chaos.

# malcolm-turnbull - Monday 2 November, 2015

Australia steps back from link with Britain by axing 'knights and dames' system

PM Malcolm Turnbull has described the titles as “anachronistic” and “out of date”.

# malcolm-turnbull - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Shock as 12-year-old boy included on watch list of counter-terrorism authorities

The boy is a known associate of 15-year-old Farhad Jabar who shot a policeman in the head earlier this month.

# malcolm-turnbull - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

"The suppository of all wisdom": Australia's gaffe-prone Tony Abbott - in his own words

The just-replaced prime minister has dropped quite a few clangers over the years.

# malcolm-turnbull - Monday 14 September, 2015

This man is about to become Australia's new prime minister

Tony Abbott lost the top job after he was ousted by his own party.