Turnbull bats away leadership question and talks up coalition team at Wentworth candidates forum

    By David Davis  August 15, 2013 With three minutes to go, all candidates except one were seated on the stage in the Paddington RSL in Sydney’s east. With one minute remaining, Malcolm Turnbull arrived and took his seat. A kind of hush fell over the room. The line-up at the Wentworth Federal Election Forum on Monday hosted by the local newspaper, the Wentworth Courier, was Malcolm Turnbull (Liberal), Di Smith (Labor), Matthew Robertson (Greens) Marsha Foxman (Palmer United Party) and Beresford Thomas (Christian Democratic Party) The candidates each made brief opening statements, then fielded questions emailed to the newspaper and took questions from the audience. The first o speak, […]