Malcolm Turnbull

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that a new terrorism threat advisory system, which had been recommended by ASIO and been subject of extensive consultation, was now coming into operation. Lukas Coch/AAP

Turnbull warns of increased threat of terrorism in the region after recent attacks

Malcolm Turnbull has asked Australian law enforcement agencies to test their responses to a mass casualty attack in the wake of the killings in Paris and elsewhere.
Malcolm Turnbull’s side meetings with world leaders during the international summits will be as important as the conference discussions. AAP/Lukas Coch

Malcolm Turnbull to show his international paces during summit season

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday launches into an intensive round of international diplomacy that will absorb a good deal of time and attention in a crowded agenda.
‘There are relatively fewer large-scale research-intensive industries for universities to partner with in Australia,’ says Glyn Davis, vice-chancellor, University of Melbourne. Alan Porritt/AAP

Poor research-industry collaboration: time for blame or economic reality at work?

We can't fulfil Malcolm Turnbull's ambition for an innovative nation without understanding why researchers are struggling to engage with industry.
Malcolm Turnbull said in a statement that having knights and dames was ‘not appropriate’ in Australia’s modern honours system. AAP/Rob Blakers

Turnbull ends Abbott’s knights and dames

The Turnbull government has scrapped Tony Abbott's controversial knights and dames awards.
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There’s something about Malcolm

There’s something about Malcolm, our new prime minister, that you can’t help but like. I’m not an instinctive Tory. But after five years in Australia plying my trade as a professor of journalism I’ve seen…
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Everybody loves Malcolm – for now

I’ve been feeling uncharacteristically optimistic about the future of the country. Like most Australians, it seems, I’m infatuated with Malcolm Turnbull. My unaccustomed euphoria has been brought on by…
Cities are places of integration, intense population pressures, migration flows, cultural interactions and variations in socio-economic positioning and values. But what makes them liveable? Mick Tsikas/Reuters

Liveable cities: who decides what that means and how we achieve it?

A liveable city has become the highest form of praise we can give to a city space. But we need to discuss what that means and who gets to participate in the process of governing and shaping a city.
Malcolm Turnbull risks provoking the conservatives within his party on the issue of same-sex marriage. AAP/Mick Tsikas

Turnbull tests the water on same-sex marriage

It was another good day at the office for the Turnbull government. Finally, Labor came on board with the China-Australia free trade agreement. And a package of changes for savings from family tax benefits…

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