Bill Shorten first opposed, then supported $6.5 billion in savings measures. Now he doesn’t know what to do. It’s time for Shorten to put away his Spend-o-meter and act in the national interest.
Bill Shorten was part of the Labor government that plunged Australia into debt and deficit. Now he’s refusing to back $6.5 billion in savings measures that he supported during the election campaign.
The first priority of any Government is to keep its citizens safe. We are working with the States to keep high risk terrorists behind bars.
Malcolm Turnbull was sworn in as the 29th Prime Minister of Australia on 15 September 2015.
Malcolm served as Minister for the Environment and Water Resources in the Howard Government and Minister for Communications in the Abbott Government.
Malcolm also served as Leader of the Opposition from 2008 to 2009 and has been the Member for Wentworth since 2004.
Malcolm and Lucy have been married since 1980. They have two adult children, Alex and Daisy, and two grandchildren, Jack and Isla.
In this very uncertain world, Australia needs political stability and a strong economic plan for jobs and families. The Coalition’s Plan for a Strong New Economy will provide growth, jobs and a secure future.
Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Leader of The Nationals, Member for New England
Minister for Finance, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate, Senator for Western Australia