Malcolm Turnbull

Commentary

23 Aug 2018
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Malcolm Turnbull’s first stint as Liberal leader wounded him, with ultimately fatal results. Another change of leader is likely to do the same to this government.

Commentary

22 Aug 2018
11

The crushing contemporary verdict on Turnbull is that he has no core set of beliefs from which to dissemble: just an emptiness that only the prestige of the prime ministership can fulfil.

Commentary

17 Feb 2018
29

The week’s events raise the age-old mystery: exactly what is this strange beast?

Commentary

19 Sep 2017
46

What lies ahead for Malcolm Turnbull? His boosters still wait expectantly for the green shoots of political recovery.

Audio interview

Audio

18 May 2016
105

An election is the ultimate test of any politician, but especially the party leaders. They put themselves on the line having shaped entire careers—and lives—towards the moment when voters make that harsh judgement: are you good enough to lead your nation?

Two of Australia's...

Commentary

30 Mar 2011
283

A former high-profile lawyer who rose rapidly in politics but was dumped as leader by his own party… Yes, Robert Menzies did bounce back, writes Norman Abjorensen.

Commentary

Article

18 Sep 2008
32

MALCOLM TURNBULL has all it takes to be a great, and ultimately successful, leader of the Liberal Party. He has ambition and drive. He has a tremendous ego - fancy him calling the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, vain - but also a considerable capacity to...

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