Is Scott Morrison about to RESIGN? Former Prime Minister makes a major move amid speculation he will exit parliament
- Scott Morrison has registered a private company amid speculation he will exit parliament
- Mr Morrison is now the director and sole shareholder in Triginta Pty Ltd
- It is unknown what Mr Morrison intends to be the nature of Triginta’s business
Former prime minister Scott Morrison has registered a private company as speculation swirls he will exit parliament before the next election.
Mr Morrison is the director and sole shareholder in Triginta Pty Ltd, according to his declaration of members’ interests.
The company name means ’30’ in Latin, likely to be a reference to him being Australia’s 30th prime minister.
Former prime minister Scott Morrison could soon enter the private sector after registering a company on his parliamentary declaration of interests
Scott Morrison is the director and sole shareholder in Triginta Pty Ltd, according to the register
It is unknown what Mr Morrison intends to be the nature of Triginta’s business.
The Worldwide Speakers Group is listed on his register entry as an additional form of income for the former prime minister, with members attracting speaker fees from $15,000 to more than $60,000.
The group boasts speakers such as former United States House speaker Newt Gingrich, former US vice-president Mike Pence, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer and British comedian John Oliver.
Mr Morrison was criticised when he failed to attend the opening of Australia’s 47th parliament due to a speaking engagement in Japan.
During the trip, Mr Morrison gave a speech on the importance of the Quad, the alliance between India, the United States, Australia and Japan, and attended meetings with Japanese political and business leaders.
Mr Morrison travelled to Tokyo with his wife Jenny and the pair’s flights and accommodation was paid for by the Worldwide Support for Development, a Japanese non-profit organisation.