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Turnbull, SSM and the culture wars

23 September 2017

9:00 AM

23 September 2017

9:00 AM

In his capacity as an individual, Malcolm Turnbull has just as much right to an opinion on same-sex marriage as any other adult Australian.

However, when he is Prime Minister and leader of Australia’s largest nominally conservative party, the matter is a little different.

Turnbull, once he was elected leader of the party, had an obligation to make the preservation of party unity a major priority.

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