Malcolm Turnbull was sworn in as the 29th Prime Minister of Australia on 15th September 2015.
Turnbull is well known for his stand and speaking out in favor of same-sex marriage rights and policies to combat climate change. However, most his achievements have been linked to the previous Abbot’s government. He has had his own share of successes in five key areas they include:
Increased number of female cabinet ministers On 20th September 2015 he reshuffled the cabinet to form the Turnbull ministry. He also increased the number of female cabinet ministers from two to five and appointed Marise Payne as the first minister of defence.
Innovation agenda Turnbull’s government reversed the previous Abbott government threat to science and research funding, providing certainty for the Commonwealth science and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO).
Malcolm Turnbull Top 5 Achievements
Attended three world summits The Prime Minister met with key world leaders, in a series of world summits he held one on one talks with leaders including US President Barrack Obama, British Prime Minister, David Cameron, Chinese President Xi Jinxping, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Created a link with the cross bench Former Prime Minister Abbott relationship with the crossbench was broken Turnbull reached out and created a link between the two leading to an early dividend.
Restoring government position As the prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has played a big role in turning the government fortunes around. He has restored its position back to being competitive in the polls
Recently he began Began the tax conversation and shelved plans to deregulate university fee and begun a genuine dialogue about tax and the possibility of raising the GST in exchange for the income tax cut
In his recent speech, the Prime Minister touched mostly on jobs and economic growth he urged the nation to embrace opportunities, and thousands of jobs will be created.
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