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Shared February 20, 2019

Former foreign minister and deputy liberal leader Julie Bishop has announced she will not contest her seat of Curtin at the upcoming federal election.

She says she believes the Coalition will win, and she has been approached by several women who would make excellent candidates to replace her.

Ms Bishop was Australia's first female foreign minister and the first woman to contest for the leadership of the Liberal Party.

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