Scott John Morrison is an Australian politician serving as the 30th and current Prime Minister of Australia having become the leader of the governing Liberal Party in August 2018. He previously served in Cabinet from 2013 to 2018, including as Treasurer. Morrison was born in Sydney and studied economic geography at the University of New South Wales. He worked as director of the New Zealand Office of Tourism and Sport from 1998 to 2000 and was managing director of Tourism Australia from 2004 to 2006. Morrison was also state director of the New South Wales Liberal Party from 2000 to 2004. He was later elected to the House of Representatives at the 2007 election, representing the Division of Cook in New South Wales. After the Coalition victory at the 2013 election, Morrison was appointed Minister for Immigration and Border Protection in the Abbott Government, in which capacity he was responsible for implementing Operation Sovereign Borders.
|Born:||Scott John Morrison, May 13, 1968, Waverley, New South Wales, Australia|
|Other political affiliations:||Coalition|
|Residence:||Kirribilli House (primary), The Lodge (Canberra)|
|Education:||University of New South Wales (BSc Hons)|
|Preceded by:||Malcolm Turnbull|
|Twitter:||Scott Morrison's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Scott Morrison's Facebook profile|
About Scott Morrison
Australian Liberal Party politician who was elected to the House of Representatives in 2007. In 2013, he was appointed Minister for Immigration and Border Protection.
He attended the University of New South Wales, where he studied geography and economics.
He was heavily criticized for his role in implementing Operation Sovereign Borders, a program created to deter people from seeking asylum in Australia.
He was born in Waverley, Australia.
He began serving in the Australian Parliament during the administration of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.
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