Deputy Liberal leader resigns ahead of Federal Election

Deputy Liberal leader resigns ahead of Federal Election

Julie Bishop has announced she will quit politics at the election.

“I’ve been contacted by a number of talented, indeed extraordinary people, including women, who have indicated to me that should I not recontest the seat of Curtin, they would seek preselection,” Ms Bishop told parliament this afternoon.

“It is time for a new member to take my place.”

More to come.

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