A new era of Australian foreign policy
In the chaos of last week’s coup against Malcolm Turnbull, one of the unintended victims was Deputy Leader and Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop. The veteran Liberal Party politician was highly respected on both sides of Parliament, and had created strong relationships with leaders around the world.
But now with Bishop gone and Senator Marise Payne taking over the Foreign Affairs portfolio, the Morrison Government faces the challenge of establishing a foreign policy on the run.
Dr Susan Harris Rimmer, Associate Professor at Griffith University Law School, discussed Foreign Policy after the Julie Bishop era.