Julie Bishop (politician)

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Bishop in August 2014.

Julie Isabel Bishop (born 17 July 1956) is an Australian politician. She has been the Minister for Foreign Affairs since 18 September 2013 and the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party since 29 November 2007. For her efforts made in the aftermath of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, she was given a medal of merit by the Netherlands at the NATO summit in Newport, Wales.[1]

Bishop was born in Lobethal, South Australia. She was married to Neil Gillon from 1983 until 1988. She is a Christian.[2]

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  1. "Medal of Merit". Embassy, Consulate-General and Consulates, Australia. 5 September 2014. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  2. "Julie Bishop: Australia's newest female Member of Cabinet". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 16 April 2006. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 

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