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  Morrison, Scott
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AffiliationLiberal  
<-  2019-01-01  
 
NameScott Morrison
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Born May 13, 1968 (51 years)
ContributorKarma Policeman
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Apr 15, 2019 08:48pm
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InfoScott John Morrison was born in Sydney and studied economic geography at the University of New South Wales. Before entering politics, he worked as director of the New Zealand Office of Tourism and Sport from 1998 to 2000 and managing director of Tourism Australia from 2004 to 2006. He was also state director of the New South Wales Liberal Party from 2000 to 2004. Morrison was first elected to the House of Representatives at the 2007 federal election. He was appointed to the opposition frontbench after the 2010 election.

Following the Coalition's victory at the 2013 election, Morrison was appointed Minister for Immigration and Border Protection in the Abbott Government. In that capacity he was responsible for implementing Operation Sovereign Borders, one of the Coalition's flagship policies. In a December 2014 cabinet reshuffle, Morrison was instead made Minister for Social Services. He was promoted to Treasurer in September 2015, when Malcolm Turnbull replaced Tony Abbott as prime minister.

In August 2018, Peter Dutton challenged Turnbull for the leadership of the Liberal Party, due to dissatisfaction from the party's conservative wing. Turnbull defeated Dutton in a leadership ballot, but tensions continued to mount and the party voted in favour of holding a second ballot; Turnbull chose not to be a candidate. In the second vote, Morrison emerged as a compromise candidate, defeating Dutton and Julie Bishop to become leader of the Liberal Party and prime minister.


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12/04/2018-12/07/2018 Essential Research 42.00% ( 0.0) 34.00% ( 0.0) 24.00% ( 0.0)

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May 19, 2019 08:00am Analysis With a 'miracle' election result, Scott Morrison has the mandate to do whatever he likes — so what will it be?  Article IndyGeorgia 
Mar 25, 2008 09:00am News Abbott rejects infighting claims [Scott Morrison Denied Membership in his own Liberal Party Branch]  Article Karma Policeman 

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  05/18/2019 AUS Prime Minister Won 50.99% (+5.96%)
  05/18/2019 NSW MP - Cook Won 69.02% (+38.04%)
  08/24/2018 AUS Prime Minister Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/24/2018 Liberal Party Parliamentary Leader Won 52.94% (+5.88%)
  07/02/2016 NSW MP - Cook Won 65.39% (+30.79%)
  09/21/2015 AUS Treasurer Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/23/2014 AUS Minister for Social Services Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/18/2013 AUS Minister for Immigration & Border Protection Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/07/2013 NSW MP - Cook Won 66.35% (+32.71%)
  08/21/2010 NSW MP - Cook Won 62.66% (+25.32%)
  11/24/2007 NSW MP - Cook Won 56.57% (+13.14%)
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NSW MP - Wentworth - By Election - LIB Preselection - Sep 13, 2018 LIB Katherine O'Regan
Liberal Party Parliamentary Leader - Aug 21, 2018 LIB Malcolm Turnbull
AUS Marriage Law Postal Survey - Nov 07, 2017 NO No