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The Hon Julie Bishop is Chancellor of the Australian National University, appointed in 2020.

Ms Bishop served as Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2013 until 2018. She was the first female to hold the role as well as the first female Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party, serving for 11 years.

In a political career spanning over 20 years, Julie also served as Minister for Education, Science and Training, Minister for Women’s Issues and Minister for Ageing.

Prior to entering politics, Ms Bishop was Managing Partner of the National law firm Clayton Utz in Perth.

Julie is Chair of the Board of Prince’s Trust Australia, Trustee of Prince’s Trust Group Company, Chair of the Board of Telethon Kids Institute, Member of the International Advisory Board of Council on Foreign Relations and Afiniti.

She has also established a boutique consultancy, Julie Bishop and Partners, offering strategic advisory services.