After the unrest of the last few days Scott Morrison has been announced as the New Australian Prime Minister.
So what do we know about Scott Morrison our new head of the country.
Born on 13 May 1968, Scott Morrison is the leader of the Liberal Partyand has been a member of the House of Representatives since 2007 for NSW Division of Cook. Also a previous Federal Treasure.
Before entering Parliament he worked in tourism. Married to Jenny Warren, Scott Morrison has 2 daughters. Scott Morrison is Huge fan of the Cronulla Sharks rugby league team,
Morrison was born in Sydney and studied at the University of New South Wales. Before entering Parliament he worked in tourism, including as director of New Zealand's Office of Tourism and Sport from 1998 to 2000 and as managing director of Tourism Australia from 2004 to 2006. He was also state director of the New South Wales Liberals from 2000 to 2004. Morrison was elected to the House of Representatives at the 2007 federal election.(1)
After the Liberal Party was elected to government at the 2013 election, he was appointed to cabinet as Minister for Immigration and Border Protection in the Abbott Government. In that capacity he was responsible for implementing Operation Sovereign Borders. In 2014 he was appointed Minister for Social Services after a cabinet reshuffle.Subsequently, when Malcolm Turnbull replaced Abbott in September 2015, Morrison was appointed Treasurer of Australia.(1)
Recently reported he would contest the leadership of the Liberal Party against Peter Dutton, he was elected Leader of the Liberal Party and became Prime Minister on 24th August 2018.
Congratualtions to Scott Morrison on being appointed the Australian Prime Minister, but Australia will be watching and eagerly awaiting what you can bring to the table.
And come next Elections have a good hard think about which party you are voting for over which person, because the reality is that while you may vote for a Prime Minister, we really have no say on whether that person stays in.
(1) - wikipedia