Trumble, Turnbull, Bernardi and the future,

Australian Climate Sceptic co-founder Leon Ashby
with Cory Bernardi at a No-Carbon Tax Rally
On the Liberal Party’s website (link) we learn why Robert Gordon Menzies formed the Liberal Party of Australia:

Robert Menzies had already served as Prime Minister of Australia (1939-41), but he believed that the non-Labor parties should unite to present a strong alternative government to the Australian people. 
Eighty men and women from 18 non-Labor political parties and organisations attended the first Canberra conference. 
They shared a common belief that Australians should have greater personal freedom and choice than that offered under Labor’s post-war socialist plans.
Yes, the Liberal Party was formed as a drive against Socialism.

(From Wikipedia) Cory Bernardi (born 6 November 1969) is an Australian politician and former rower. He has been a Senator representing the state of South Australia in the Australian Senate since 2006 and is the leader of the Australian Conservatives, a minor political party he founded in 2017.

He is a former member of the Liberal Party, having represented the party in the Senate from 2006 to 2016.

Malcolm Trumble Turnbull went against Menzies’ movement away from the socialist side of politics. He moved this former conservative party into the same arena as the socialist Labor Government and so disenfranchised many of the party’s conservative base.

Malcolm moved the Liberal Party toward Socialism.

This will be interesting to watch: 
  • Will Bernardi take voters away from One Nation?
  • Will Both Bernardi and One Nation take votes away from The Liberal Party?
  • Will Malcolm survive until the next election?
  • Will Bill Shorten survive until the next election?