The HonourableMalcolm TurnbullMP
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29th Prime Minister of AustraliaElections: 2016
Assumed office 15 September 2015
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove
Deputy Warren TrussBarnaby Joyce
Preceded by Tony Abbott
Leader of the Liberal Party
Assumed office 14 September 2015
Deputy Julie Bishop
Preceded by Tony Abbott
In office 16 September 2008 – 1 December 2009
Deputy Julie Bishop
Preceded by Brendan Nelson
Succeeded by Tony Abbott
Minister for Communications
In office 18 September 2013 – 14 September 2015
Prime Minister Tony Abbott
Preceded by Anthony Albanese
Succeeded by Mitch Fifield
Leader of the Opposition
In office 16 September 2008 – 1 December 2009
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd
Deputy Julie Bishop
Preceded by Brendan Nelson
Succeeded by Tony Abbott
Minister for the Environment and Water
In office 30 January 2007 – 3 December 2007
Prime Minister John Howard
Preceded by Ian Campbell
Succeeded by Peter Garrett
Member of the Australian Parliament for Wentworth
Assumed office 9 October 2004
Preceded by Peter King
Personal details
Born Malcolm Bligh Turnbull(1954-10-24) 24 October 1954 (age 62)Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Political party Liberal Party
Other political affiliations Coalition
Spouse(s) Lucy Hughes (m. 1980)
Children 2
Residence The Lodge
Alma mater University of SydneyBrasenose College, Oxford
Religion Roman Catholicism(formerly Presbyterianism)
Website Official website