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 Lateline - 19/08/2005: Turnbull, Gillard discuss IR advertising funding
MALCOLM TURNBULL: The government is elected to represent the people and the money the government spends is the people's money, obviously, but this is a policy that the government is seeking to put into place in its capacity as the government that represents the Australian people.
MALCOLM TURNBULL: No, no. This is public money, taxpayers' money, being spent to explain to the public the policies of the government that that very public, those taxpayers, through a democratic process, elected to be the government.
MALCOLM TURNBULL: Well, this their proposition that people shouldn't be allowed to enter into negotiations with their employer and make their own arrangements for their own lives.
www.abc.net.au /lateline/content/2005/s1442087.htm   (2484 words)

 Bulletin - Malcolm Turnbull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Malcolm Turnbull’s piquant performance in the witness box at the HIH royal commission was the subject of much media analysis, not all of it kind.
Turnbull is a liar, a bastard, a very bad man.Turnbull listened for a while before wandering across to tap the fellow on the shoulder and reveal the Devil literally incarnate.
Turnbull’s explanation is that the Goldman memo referred only to the net tangible asset value of the company after writedowns and before a recapitalisation and was not even an indicative ­statement of the company’s actual value because it didn’t include goodwill.
bulletin.ninemsn.com.au /bulletin/EdDesk.nsf/printing/F6CF1918616CFD27CA256BD100044EBB   (2517 words)

 Crikey Website - More on Malcolm Turnbull's Bondi speech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Malcolm Turnbull's alleged comments on Iraq at the Bondi community forum on Monday have got all the attention - but let's have a look at what he's supposed to have said on campaign finance reform.
Malcolm Turnbull, it seems, said that political donations from "trade unions and companies" should be banned.
Turnbull's critics have claimed that he is a destroyer, an egocentric iconoclast, a man with no respect for institutions.
www.crikey.com.au /articles/2004/08/13-0001.html   (1217 words)

 Crikey Website - Malcolm Turnbull's tax adventures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Turnbull says on his site that "in order to achieve lower rates we needed to broaden the tax base so that more income [is] available to be taxed.
Indeed, Malcolm was the general counsel and company secretary at Consolidated Press Holdings from 1983 to 1985, a period in which CPH was controversially privatised for not much.
Malcolm was never a tax lawyer, so to fit him up with being the architect of any of those aggressive tax schemes scrutinised by Costigan is certainly unfair.
www.crikey.com.au /articles/2005/03/16-1647-713.html   (1488 words)

 Turnbull does an about face on water - Toowoomba Chronicle - Jan 31 2006 8:00AM - localnews
A recent statement shows Mr Turnbull's revised opinion in which he declares his support of the method of recycling sewage but rejects that the cleaned up water should be added to a city's drinking supply.
Mr Turnbull told The Chronicle he is satisfied with the scientific and medical evidence supporting the purity of recycled water but realised communities' "psychological concern: the so-called ëyuk' factor".
Mrs Morley believes Malcolm Turnbull's turnaround is a signal the Federal Government is not ready to wear the political flak that comes with supporting a project that stirs so much community angst.
www.thechronicle.com.au /localnews/storydisplay.cfm?storyid=3670669&thesection=localnews&thesubsection=&thesecondsubsection=   (843 words)

 Malcolm Turnbull - The Rodents Man in Wentworth. Is he Fit for Public Office ???
If prominent businessman and now Liberal Party candidate for Wentworth Malcolm Turnbull breached his duty during the HIH takeover of FAI (as he was alledged to have done during the HIH Royal Commission) is he a fit and proper person to be a member of Parliament?
Merchant banker Malcolm Turnbull, Liberal candidate for Wentworth and the party's former federal treasurer, is listed as a defendant in a civil action launched by the liquidators of the insurance giant HIH.
Mr Turnbull is named with nine other defendants including his former colleague at Goldman Sachs Australia, Russell Pillemer, former FAI boss Rodney Adler and former HIH executives Timothy Mainprize and Daniel Wilkie.
expage.com /nototurnbull   (452 words)

 IPA in the News | Turnbull a force for change
But what is certain is that Malcolm Turnbull's entry into federal politics at the next election will be just as momentous as was that of those three.
The fact that, according to any measure of ability, Turnbull when he becomes an MP should immediately be given a senior frontbench position is the first reason for the significance of his preselection.
Turnbull's preselection is also significant because of its longer-term consequences for the Liberal Party and for national politics generally.
www.ipa.org.au /files/news_889.html   (519 words)

 Lucy Turnbull - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lucy Turnbull, Australian politician, is a former Lord Mayor of Sydney and is the wife of businessman and fellow politician, Malcolm Turnbull.
Lucy Turnbull is a member of the board of governors of the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, a respiratory and sleep research institute.
The Turnbulls have two children, Alex (who works for Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong) and Daisy, who is at university.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lucy_Turnbull   (198 words)

 Australian Republican Movement - Speeches & Articles - Malcolm Turnbull - 15-06-01, 'Putative presidents in waiting'
Malcolm Turnbull was chairman of the Australian Republican Movement from 1993 to 2000 and remains a member of its national committee.
Abstract: One of the frustrating aspects of the republic debate is that far too much time is spent discussing the method of electing or appointing the president, and far too little time spent considering what that president should do.
Malcolm Turnbull is a former chairman of the Australian Republican Movement.
www.republic.org.au /ARM-2001/speeches&articles/spa_turnbull15.htm   (990 words)

 Malcolm Turnbull sued over HIH takeover - Breaking News - Business - Breaking News
Federal MP Malcolm Turnbull is being sued over his involvement in HIH's ill-fated takeover of FAI Insurances in 1998.
Mr Turnbull, now parliamentary secretary to the prime minister, is involved because he was FAI's financial adviser during the takeover.
A spokeswoman for Mr Turnbull told Fairfax the claim is "baseless", saying it "aims to revisit matters rejected by the royal commission in 2002".
www.smh.com.au /news/Business/Malcolm-Turnbull-sued-over-HIH-takeover/2006/06/22/1150845278199.html   (229 words)

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MR TURNBULL Hailey was starting to go blue, her lips were going blue, and I said to one of the ambulance people, she needs oxygen, she needs air, she's not breathing.
DAVID ROSE Malcolm Turnbull cannot but dwell on the mistakes that were made, and wonder whether his daughter might have lived.
MR TURNBULL What we could do is make sure Hailey didn't die in vain, that we can learn from her death, that we can get a better ambulance service and maybe someone else won't have to go through what we've had to go through.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/static/audio_video/programmes/panorama/transcripts/transcript_17_01_00.txt   (5445 words)

 Gerard Henderson's SMH Column - # Month Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Consider the case of Malcolm Turnbull, the former chairman of the Australian Republican Movement.
Since then Malcolm Turnbull has re-joined the Liberal Party where he plays an important role in finance raising as the deputy Federal treasurer.
Malcolm Turnbull's entry in Who's Who in Australia is much the same today as it was a couple of years ago.
www.thesydneyinstitute.com.au /271101.htm   (1166 words)

 Malcolm Turnbull: if he ruled the world
Malcolm Turnbull is running for preselection for the safe Liberal seat of Wentworth, but even allies like Sydney broadcaster Alan Jones question whether he has the numbers to win next February's tussle against the incumbent Peter King — or whether he's left his run too late.
It begs the question why Turnbull would want to put himself through the ordeal of a preselection, but to query his resolve is to invite a flash of the famous Turnbull impatience.
Malcolm has been cast as the puppeteer behind his wife Lucy Turnbull's decision to boycott the award of the Sydney Peace Prize to Palestinian advocate Hanan Ashrawi.
sunday.ninemsn.com.au /sunday/feature_stories/article_1433.asp   (1163 words)

 Bulletin - Colonel Turnbull's charge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lieutenant-Colonel Malcolm Turnbull, that is, of the Alabama State Militia.
Despite that, though, the Liberals have big financial problems, and one of Turnbull’s achievements before he resigned as treasurer to make his run for Wentworth was to bring home to the party how serious the situation is. He delivered the message most bluntly at the Liberal national convention in June.
Turnbull, as far as I can ascertain, has not put his suggested remedies on the public record, but he has talked about them privately.
bulletin.ninemsn.com.au /bulletin/EdDesk.nsf/All/9B83B28F331529F7CA256DBC007FE95D   (892 words)

 Malcolm Turnbull appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister - Malcolm Turnbull MP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Malcolm Turnbull appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister
Last year Malcolm Turnbull launched a campaign to promote large scale water recycling and to reduce ocean pollution.
Malcolm has spoken on water issues on many occasions and his speeches on water and related sustainability issues are in the speeches section of this website.
www.malcolmturnbull.com.au /news/default.asp?action=article&ID=374   (284 words)

 Could Malcolm Turnbull MP make a difference to the Liberal Party? - On Line Opinion - 9/10/2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Malcolm Turnbull's bid to be the next Liberal MP for the prestigious federal seat of Wentworth in Sydney's eastern suburbs is as daring as any corporate raid he has been involved with in his 25-year career as a banker and lawyer.
While Turnbull, Australian Republican Movement chairman, was understandably frustrated by elements of the Liberal Party during the 1990s republican campaigns, he never loathed the party itself.
Once again, harking back to the 1999 referendum campaign, I never thought that Turnbull was as visceral in his contempt for Howard's undermining of the republican case as some other members of the "yes vote" team.
www.onlineopinion.com.au /view.asp?article=777   (853 words)

 Margo Kingston's Webdiary - smh.com.au   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A worker for Malcolm Turnbull (outside Bondi Beach Post Office last Saturday) told me that a vote for Turnbull is NOT a vote for Howard.
Margo flatteringly called me a Webdiarist in her Wentworth piece, but until I had a chat with Malcolm Turnbull last Saturday and a chat with a friend who encouraged me to send a letter to the SMH on Monday, the political urge hadn’t really kicked in.
Turnbull's primary vote would have to crash to less than 25% before he did not finish up as one of the two last standing after preferences.
webdiary.smh.com.au /archives/margo_kingston/000216.html   (2454 words)

 Australian Republican Movement - Speeches & Articles - Malcolm Turnbull, 1-9-99 'Menzies Supports Fraser on PM's ...
Malcolm Turnbull is the Chairman of the Australian Republican Movement
Far from increasing the power of the Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser said on Sunday, the republican amendments to be voted on in November will actually reduce the Prime Minister's power and result in a more stable constitutional system.
Sir James Killen, a former colleague of Mr Fraser, was similarly dismissive and added the gratuitous (and irrelevant) observation that Mr Fraser had been unwise to hold the 1983 election at the time he did.
www.republic.org.au /ARM-2001/speeches&articles/spa_turnbull10.htm   (687 words)

HIGH-profile Liberal candidate Malcolm Turnbull has told voters the Iraq invasion was "an unadulterated error".
Mr Turnbull, candidate for the blue-ribbon seat of Wentworth in Sydney's east, last night said he had merely told electors history might well judge the Iraq invasion as an error.
The clash of memories heated up the battle for the seat, in which Mr Turnbull ousted the sitting Liberal Peter King to be the Liberal candidate.
expage.com /nototurnbull1   (329 words)

 Malcolm Turnbull's Website
Federal Member for Wentworth Malcolm Turnbull MP launched two new playgrounds at Entertainment Quarter Moore Park today, to the delight of hundreds of young children eagerly waiting to try out new slippery slides and playground equipment.
A major Federal Government programme aimed at enhancing Australia’s ability to advance water reform was kickstarted by Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull MP today, with the announcement of multimillion dollar funding for six...
By Malcolm Turnbull* AUSTRALIANS regard water as a national issue and naturally they expect the national Government, the Commonwealth, to take a leadership role.
www.malcolmturnbull.com.au   (318 words)

 The Samuel Griffith Society: Volume 11: Chapter Eight
Turnbull ought to understand that hating the past is one thing, but pretending that it never existed is quite another.
Malcolm Turnbull asserted that, "Far from being the birth certificate of a nation, our Constitution is rather the cook book for a colony".
Australia is, as Keating and Turnbull maintain, a constitutional monarchy because Britain was a constitutional monarchy and because modern Australia is an offspring of Britain.
www.samuelgriffith.org.au /papers/html/volume11/v11chap8.htm   (8648 words)

 Darby Report 289 Thursday 26 February 2004
Turnbull supporters point out that Peter King having deposed a sitting Member three years ago, Malcolm Turnbull should have every right to a similar action.
If Malcolm Turnbull were serious about making a contribution to Liberal victory, he would use his undoubted talents and frequently demonstrated financial resources to win a seat for the Party.
Many believe that Malcolm Turnbull is motivated in part by revenge; a desire to exact retribution on Prime Minister John Howard, who in Turnbull’s mind (see below) stood between Turnbull and his achievement of the transformation of Australian constitutional practice.
www.geocities.com /proudofthetruth/DarbyReport289/index.html   (2864 words)

 mattrubinstein.com.au » Turnbull vs Ridgeway
Turnbull’s maiden speech, about waves, ducks, and Lucy, was reported like Princess Di winning Australian Idol.
That day, in Canberra, Malcolm Turnbull made his maiden parliamentary speech and Aden Ridgeway asked his Senate question, while in Brisbane the State Coroner’s office announced a second “independent” autopsy on Doomadgee’s body.
Sure, Sydney loves Malcolm Turnbull, as long as he’s stuffing teddybears and pandering to dog-owners.
mattrubinstein.com.au /?p=58   (357 words)

 Polemica: The Turnbull national email plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Malcolm Turnbull is doing some dangerous things in Federal Parliament at the moment.
Turnbull's tax plan is to be costed by the Federal Treasury, and yesterday night he announced another quirky new idea to an unsuspecting parliament: a national email plan.
Ideas are good, and for actually generating an original one and having the nerve to spurik it, Malcolm Turnbull is to be commended.
www.wsacaucus.org /archives/2005/09/the_turnbull_na.html   (1411 words)

 Margo Kingston's Webdiary - smh.com.au   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MALCOLM TURNBULL: Well, you see, Lindsay's now demonstrating the major theme that he's going to develop, which, interestingly enough, is very reminiscent of his nemesis, Mark Latham, which is the politics of envy.
Malcolm, you of you all people know all the multiple factors that are out there meaning that women - why women are delaying pregnancies and having babies later and therefore in need of, if you like, these kind of reproductive technologies.
MALCOLM TURNBULL: So your colleagues when they were in government, Lindsay, had a very, very stingy and niggardly approach to fertility.
webdiary.smh.com.au /archives/margo_kingston_comment/000922.html   (19202 words)

 Jurassic Coast-Malcolm Turnbull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Malcolm is Chairman of the Dorset Coast Forum Steering Group and a founding trustee of the World Heritage Coast Trust.
Malcolm initiated the Dorset Coast Forum in 1994 and led the EU funded ICZM project which produced the 'Dorset Coast Strategy'.
Outside work Malcolm's interests are focused on the sea.
www.jurassiccoast.com /index.jsp?articleid=326051&articleaction=1018   (145 words)

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