Julie Bishop

Julie Bishop, federal Liberal MP for Curtin, is the Foreign Minister and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party.

Julie Bishop: women in leadership

VIDEO: Minister for Foreign Affairs and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party, Julie Bishop kicked off International Women's Day celebrations early this year with an address to public servants. Read More

Tom Burton: mokita and the mad king

The sudden and rapid collapse of US foreign policy administrative infrastructure has left Australia particularly exposed, leaving our diplomats scratching their heads about what to do. Read More

Who drafts the foreign policy white paper?

We don't yet know who will draft Julie Bishop's foreign policy white paper, but if history is a guide it'll be a small group in DFAT. Having a strategy will helps you avoid drifting off course, explain foreign policy experts. Read More

New appointments, from outer space to the Pacific

A round-up of some recent appointments to senior positions in the public sector: A coup for the ANU; new ACARA board; experienced diplomat on island time; the nation's wine supply secured; turnover in transport safety governance; and solid legal advice for Victorian agencies. Read More