Malcolm Turnbull


Malcolm Turnbull was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on October 24th, 1954 and is the Politician. At the age of 68, Malcolm Turnbull biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
October 24, 1954
Place of Birth
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
68 years old
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Entrepreneur, Investment Banker, Journalist, Lawyer, Politician
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University of Sydney (BA, LLB), Brasenose College, Oxford (BCL)
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Lucy Hughes ​(m. 1980)​
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Bruce Turnbull, Coral Lansbury
Malcolm Turnbull Career

After graduating from Oxford, Turnbull returned to Australia and began working as a barrister. He was general counsel and secretary for Australian Consolidated Press Holdings Group from 1983 to 1985. During this time, he defended Kerry Packer against the "Goanna" allegations made by the Costigan Commission. Turnbull attempted to use the press to goad the counsel assisting the commission, Douglas Meagher QC, into suing him and Packer for the withering public attack both undertook to sully Meagher's and Costigan's names. Turnbull accused Meagher and Costigan of being "unjust, capricious, dishonest and malicious". Turnbull later advised Packer to sue Meagher for defamation, an action that was struck down by Justice David Hunt as being an abuse of process, saying that Turnbull had managed "to poison the fountain of justice". These tactics made Turnbull enemies within the NSW Bar Association, leading to Turnbull's departure from that organisation.

In partnership with Bruce McWilliam, he established his own law firm, Turnbull McWilliam. During 1986, Turnbull defended Peter Wright, a former MI5 official who wrote the book Spycatcher, successfully stopping the British government's attempts to suppress the book's publication in Australia. The case was widely reported, making Turnbull a public figure in Australia and the United Kingdom; Turnbull later wrote a book on the trial.

In 1987, Turnbull established an investment banking firm, Whitlam Turnbull & Co Ltd, in partnership with Neville Wran, the former Labor Premier of New South Wales, and Nicholas Whitlam, the former Chief Executive of the State Bank of New South Wales and the son of former Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. Whitlam parted company with the firm in 1990; it operated as Turnbull & Partners Ltd until 1997.

Turnbull left the firm he co-founded in 1997 to become a managing director of Goldman Sachs Australia, eventually becoming a partner in Goldman Sachs and Co. Additionally, he worked as a director of Star Technology Systems from 1993 to 1995. During this time Turnbull was also the chairman of Axiom Forest Resources, which conducted logging in the Solomon Islands under the trading name Silvania Forest Products. The latter's work was described by the Australian International Development Assistance Bureau as a "clear-felling operation", and the then Solomon Islands Prime Minister Solomon Mamaloni reportedly threatened to close it down for "constant breaches of logging practices", according to a critical article in the Solomon Times.

Turnbull purchased a stake in the internet service provider OzEmail in 1994 for $500,000. He sold this stake several months before the dot com bubble burst in 1999 for $57 million to then-telecommunications giant MCI Worldcom.

In May 2002, Turnbull appeared before the HIH Insurance royal commission to be questioned on Goldman Sachs's involvement in the possible privatisation of one of the acquisitions of the collapsed insurance company. The Royal Commissioner's report made no adverse findings against him or Goldman Sachs, however, Turnbull was one of nine defendants who settled later litigation over the collapse in undisclosed payments, thought to be worth as much as $500m.


Scott Morrison and Malcolm Turnbull at opening night of Opera Australia's Madama Butterfly in Sydney, March 24, 2023
Australia's most illustrious politicians were enjoying a night out on Friday.  Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy, as well as former PM Scott Morrison and his wife Jenny mingled at opening night of Madama Butterfly.  Malcolm, 68, looked smart in a classic tuxedo as he snapped selfies alongside Lucy on the red carpet. 

How the UK's energy crisis could provide a blueprint for homes and businesses, March 19, 2023
Families were finding themselves forced to choose between heating their homes and putting food on the table, while businesses throughout the UK closed their doors for good after receiving bills in excess of £55,000 (AUD$100,000). Electricity and gas prices had increased by 54 per cent and 99 per cent respectively in a 12 month window. Countless stories emerged of households foregoing heating and using portable stoves to save on electricity costs. The strategies implemented in the UK over the last 12 months could serve as a blueprint for how Australians may be forced to cope with rising costs. Australian households in four states will face steep electricity price hikes in the coming months as the country's energy regulator flags rises of up to 31 per cent.

Anthony Albanese's salty response to Paul Keating as Peter Garrett says AUKUS nuclear deal 'stinks', March 16, 2023
On the back of ex-PMs Keating and Malcolm Turnbull's criticism of the deal, Garrett - who was the Minister for Environment and Water under a Rudd government - said the subs deal 'stinks'. Mr Albanese announced a $368billion deal with the United States and the United Kingdom on Tuesday, securing eight high-tech submarines over the next 30 years. Upon his return from a work trip to India and the United States, Mr Albanese slammed Keating for his criticism of his former party.
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