45 Facts About Scott Morrison

1. Scott Morrison has ablazed Fatman Scoop status as a hip-hop artist again.

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2. Scott Morrison met his future wife when he was 16 years.

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3. Scott Morrison estimated net worth is US $1 Million US dollars as appeared in financial magazines such as Forbes and Bloomberg 2018.

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4. In the federal election of 2010, Scott Morrison was appointed to the frontbench of House of Representatives and was delegated as the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection when Tony Abbott became the Prime Minister in 2013.

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5. Scott Morrison is married to his teenage sweetheart Jenny Morrison.

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6. Scott Morrison entered parliament in 2007 after winning the seat of Cook in Sydney's south-eastern suburbs.

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7. Scott Morrison is a member of Politician born on May 13, 1968 in Australia.

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8. Scott Morrison remained loyal to Turnbull when a challenge was mounted to his leadership of the party in August 2018 by Minister of Home Affairs Peter Dutton.

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9. Scott Morrison supported Turnbull in the September 2015 "spill", in which the former leader regained control of the party from Abbott.

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10. In 2011 Scott Morrison was harshly critical of the government for paying to fly relatives to the funerals of asylum seekers lost in the sinking of a boat near Christmas Island.

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11. Scott Morrison turned his attention to elected office in 2007 and sought the Liberal Party's selection as its candidate for the safe seat in the House of Representatives representing Cook, a district in south suburban Sydney.

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12. In 2004 Scott Morrison was appointed chief executive of the newly created Tourism Australia, the government agency dedicated to attracting foreign visitors to Australia.

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13. Scott Morrison told Widodo he would decide on the location of Australia's Israel embassy by Christmas.

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14. Scott Morrison should have sorted the issue before the present summit season in Asia.

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15. Scott Morrison said, "This report provides a roadmap for our economic future with India.

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16. Scott Morrison has dashed the hopes of Australian businesses crying out for bipartisan support on energy policy.

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17. Scott Morrison is hinting he will cut Australia's permanent migration program.

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18. Scott Morrison says he intends to ignore the escalating public feud between Malcolm Turnbull and Tony Abbott.

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19. Scott Morrison has addressed the bubbling feud between Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull.

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20. Scott Morrison is attempting to broaden his government's appeal in a bid to lift the Coalition's competitiveness at the next federal election.

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21. Scott Morrison said the government would, by July 2019, pay invoices under $1m within 20 days—a measure floated last year by Malcolm Turnbull.

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22. Scott Morrison will put small business payment times on the agenda for the next Coag summit.

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23. Scott Morrison responded, saying: "I've got a great curry recipe and I'm going to be bringing you the curry.

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24. Scott Morrison became embroiled in the campaign for US craft beer Goose Island last month when he decided to latch onto a folksy video on Twitter featuring the general manager of the New South Wales shire of Bland.

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25. Scott Morrison thought he was promoting Australia, instead he advertised an American beer.

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26. In late 2017, Scott Morrison stated that he would become a stronger advocate for protections for religious freedom.

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27. Scott Morrison was raised in the Presbyterian Church, which partly merged into the Uniting Church when he was a child.

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28. Scott Morrison began dating Jenny Warren when they were both 16.

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29. Scott Morrison was widely seen as a compromise candidate, who was agreeable to both the moderate supporters of Turnbull and Bishop and conservatives concerned about Dutton's electability.

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30. On the second ballot, Scott Morrison received 45 votes and Dutton 40 votes.

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31. Scott Morrison originally opposed the creation of a royal commission, believing that a Senate inquiry would be sufficient.

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32. In February 2017, Scott Morrison addressed the House of Representatives while holding a lump of coal, stating "This is coal.

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33. In May 2016, Scott Morrison handed down the 2016 Australian federal budget.

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34. Scott Morrison was appointed as Treasurer in the Turnbull Government in September 2015, replacing Joe Hockey.

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35. In early December 2014, Scott Morrison had the Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 successfully passed through the Australian Parliament.

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36. On 18 September 2013, Scott Morrison launched Operation Sovereign Borders, the new government's strategy aimed at stopping unauthorised boats from entering Australian waters.

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37. In February 2011, Scott Morrison publicly questioned the decision of the Gillard Labor government to pay for the relatives of the victims to travel to funerals in Sydney, arguing that the same privilege was not extended to Australian citizens.

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38. In September 2008, Scott Morrison was appointed to Malcolm Turnbull's coalition front bench as shadow minister for housing and local government.

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39. In 2004 Scott Morrison left that post to become the inaugural managing director of Tourism Australia, which had been established by the Howard Government.

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40. In April 2000 Scott Morrison returned to Australia to become state director of the Liberal Party in New South Wales.

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41. In 1998, Scott Morrison moved to New Zealand to become director of the newly created Office of Tourism and Sport.

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42. In the second vote, Scott 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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43. In a December 2014 cabinet reshuffle, Scott Morrison was instead made Minister for Social Services.

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44. Scott Morrison was state director of the New South Wales Liberal Party from 2000 to 2004 and was first elected to the House of Representatives at the 2007 federal election.

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45. Scott Morrison was born in Sydney and studied economic geography at the University of New South Wales.

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