Bronwyn Bishop
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Bronwyn Bishop

Personal data
Date of birth19 October 1942(age 67)
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
Political partyLiberal Party of Australia
ChildrenAngela Bishop
Sally Bishop
ResidenceNewport, New South Wales
Alma materUniversity of Sydney
OccupationCompany director and Solicitor
Minister for Defence Industry, Science and Personnel
In office11 March 1996 - 21 October 1998
Prime ministerJohn Howard
Succeeded byGary Punch
Preceded byWarren Snowdon
Minister for Aged Care
In office21 October 1998 - 26 November 2001
Prime ministerJohn Howard
Succeeded byKevin Andrews
Preceded byPeter Staples
Assumed office26 March 1994
Majority20,857 (12.4%)
Preceded byJim Carlton

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Bronwyn Kathleen Bishop, MP (born 19 October 1942), is an Australian politician and a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives since February 1994, representing the Division of Mackellar. Prior to this, from July 1989 she was a Senator for New South Wales. Bishop was a Minister of the Crown in the Howard government from 1996 to 1998 as Minister for Defence Industry, Science and Personnel and thereafter from 1998 to 2001 as Minister for Aged Care.

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Coalition ditches nanny rebate - The Australian Tweet this news
The Australian--The Howard government refused to implement a recommendation of an inquiry chaired by -Bronwyn Bishop- in early 2007. Dr Stone had previously told The ... - Date : Fri, 30 Jul 2010 15:04:45 GMT+00:00
In the margins, every handshake holds the possibility of victory - Sydney Morning Herald Tweet this news
Sydney Morning Herald--Within two weeks, Deakin was visited by Julia Gillard, Peter Garrett and Bob Hawke from Labor, and Tony Abbott, -Bronwyn Bishop- and Kevin Andrews from the ... - Date : Sat, 31 Jul 2010 18:27:30 GMT+00:00
Put out more flags - Sydney Morning Herald Tweet this news
Sydney Morning Herald--Yesterday, as John Howard celebrated his 71st birthday, Gash, in company with Liberal dowager -Bronwyn Bishop-, opened three new campaign offices around ... - Date : Mon, 26 Jul 2010 23:19:20 GMT+00:00
Gillard drives a gender war - Herald Sun Tweet this news
Herald Sun--For instance, I'm a woman but I'd prefer to be represented by progressive Liberal Petro Georgiou rather than conservative Liberal -Bronwyn Bishop- any day. ... - Date : Mon, 26 Jul 2010 11:04:04 GMT+00:00
Another day, another pollie as Bronwyn Bishop visits Ringwood seniors - Maroondah Leader Tweet this news
Maroondah Leader--SENIORS had their voices heard by Liberal matriarch -Bronwyn Bishop-, who shared her stance on immigration at a morning forum in Ringwood. ... - Date : Thu, 22 Jul 2010 02:20:48 GMT+00:00
Opposition try to harness senior vote - Sydney Morning Herald Tweet this news
Sydney Morning Herald--Opposition spokesman for seniors -Bronwyn Bishop- was unapologetic to employers, saying the policy is about addressing "ageism". ... - Date : Fri, 23 Jul 2010 06:03:34 GMT+00:00
On the net - The Age Tweet this news
The Age--Frontbenchers Barnaby Joyce, -Bronwyn Bishop- and Sophie Mirabella also feature, while Joe Hockey is rather uncharitably portrayed as the family's son, ... - Date : Mon, 19 Jul 2010 14:05:24 GMT+00:00
Bishop visits Noosa - Noosa News Tweet this news
Noosa News--Shadow minister for Seniors -Bronwyn Bishop- pictured with president for the Noosa Heads branch of the Association of Independent Retiree's John Cox and local ... - Date : Mon, 12 Jul 2010 16:41:30 GMT+00:00
Maxine drops into Manly to plaquate the electorate - Cumberland Courier Newspapers Tweet this news
Cumberland Courier Newspapers--So far only three candidates are known to be ready to contest the Federal seat of Mackellar - Liberal MP -Bronwyn Bishop-, Greens candidate Jonathon King and ... - Date : Mon, 19 Jul 2010 05:17:37 GMT+00:00
Seniors have the power - Bay Post/Moruya Examiner Tweet this news
Bay Post/Moruya Examiner--That was according to Federal Opposition spokeswoman for seniors, -Bronwyn Bishop-, at Banksia Villages on Monday. “The over 50s is a very important cohort, ... - Date : Fri, 16 Jul 2010 02:10:51 GMT+00:00

Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Sir John Carrick
Senator for New South Wales
1987 - 1994
Succeeded by
Robert Woods
Preceded by
Jim Carlton
Member for Mackellar
1994 - present
Political offices
Preceded by
Gary Punch
Minister for Defence Industry, Science and Personnel
1996 - 1998
Succeeded by
Kevin Andrews
Preceded by
Peter Staples
Minister for Aged Care
1998 - 2001

Current Members of the Australian House of Representatives from New South Wales

LaborAnthony Albanese * Sharon Bird * Chris Bowen * David Bradbury * Tony Burke * Jason Clare * Greg Combet * Bob Debus * Justine Elliot * Laurie Ferguson * Joel Fitzgibbon * Peter Garrett * Jennie George * Sharon Grierson * Jill Hall * Chris Hayes * Julia Irwin * Mike Kelly * Robert McClelland * Maxine McKew * Daryl Melham * John Murphy * Belinda Neal * Julie Owens * Tanya Plibersek * Roger Price * Janelle Saffin * Craig Thomson
LiberalTony Abbott * Bob Baldwin * Bronwyn Bishop * Pat Farmer * Paul Fletcher * Joanna Gash * Alex Hawke * Joe Hockey * Sussan Ley * Louise Markus * Scott Morrison * Philip Ruddock * Alby Schultz * Malcolm Turnbull * Danna Vale
NationalsJohn Cobb * Mark Coulton * Luke Hartsuyker * Kay Hull
IndependentRob Oakeshott * Tony Windsor

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