Bronwyn Bishop

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Bronwyn Bishop
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29th Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives
In office
12 November 2013 – 2 August 2015
DeputyBruce Scott
Preceded byAnna Burke
Succeeded byTony Smith
Minister for Aged Care
In office
21 October 1998 – 26 November 2001
Prime MinisterJohn Howard
Preceded byPeter Staples
Succeeded byKevin Andrews
Minister for Defence Industry, Science and Personnel
In office
11 March 1996 – 21 October 1998
Prime MinisterJohn Howard
Preceded byGary Punch
Succeeded byWarren Snowdon
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Mackellar
In office
26 March 1994 – 2 July 2016
Preceded byJim Carlton
Succeeded byJason Falinski
Senator for New South Wales
In office
11 July 1987 – 24 February 1994
Preceded bySir John Carrick
Succeeded byBob Woods
Personal details
Born
Bronwyn Kathleen Setright

(1942-10-19) 19 October 1942 (age 76)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Alan David Bishop (1966–1992, div.)
ResidenceNewport, New South Wales[source?]
EducationCremorne Girls High School
University of Sydney (no degree)
OccupationSolicitor and Company Director[1]
WebsitePersonal website

Bronwyn Kathleen Bishop (née Setright; born 19 October 1942) is an Australian politician and political commentator. She was a member of federal parliament for almost 30 years. Bishop is a member of the Liberal Party. She was a minister in the Howard Government from 1996 to 2001 and Speaker of the House of Representatives from 2013 to 2015.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP – Parliament of Australia". Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 25 August 2015.