Update: P Scott Morrison has been elected Liberal Party leader in a 45-40 vote.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has taken over Australia's negotiations at major climate talks in Paris.
Australia is one of the richest nations in the world, at arguably the richest point in our history. Yet our commitment to foreign aid is declining. The Coalition government plans to cut aid funding by $1.4 billion per year or 33 per cent by 2017-18.
Julie Bishop is tight-lipped on whether Australia is about to commit more troops to help Iraq fight Islamic State.
T. Sharples, Tweed Heads. A bishop captures by occupying the square on which an enemy piece sits.
Conservationists say Julie Bishop is using scare tactics to avoid having the Great Barrier Reef put on the World Heritage list.
When, battered, bewildered and haggard, the coalition troops staggered back to their electorates after Tony Abbott’s year of achievement, there was just one shred of comfort: the beloved leader had finally back-flipped on his Paid Parental Leave scheme.
Russia has taken aim at Foreign Minister Julie Bishop for her latest comments on the MH17 disaster.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she is aware of reports that Ukrainian rebels have been laying land mines along roads to the MH17 crash site.