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Get to know Scott Morrison: 12 things you should know about our new PM!

MACQUARIE NATIONAL NEWS

Scott Morrison will become Australia’s 30th Prime Minister after winning the Liberal leadership ballot.

Don’t know much about him? Well, here’s a start.

  • He just turned 50.
  • He served as treasurer under Malcolm Turnbull.
  • He served as the minister for social services, as well as immigration and border protection, under Tony Abbott.
  • He’s been described as a “pragmatic conservative” by The New York Times.
  • He was the inaugural managing director of Tourism Australia, overseeing the infamous “So where the bloody hell are you?” campaign which shot Lara Bingle to fame.

  • He was elected into Australian parliament in 2007.
  • He’s the member for Cook in Sydney.
  • He’s a religious man.
  • He’s married – his wife’s name is Jenny.
  • They have two daughters.
  • He is a fan of the Cronulla Sharks in the NRL.
  • Unlike Mr Turnbull, he’s across his Australian music, if this previous visit to 3AW is anything to go by!
MACQUARIE NATIONAL NEWS
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