Hockey gets Treasury, Bishop moves to Foreign Affairs


Federal Shadow Treasurer Julie Bishop has been replaced by Joe Hockey in a shake-up unveiled today by Opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull

Federal Shadow Treasurer Julie Bishop has been replaced by Joe Hockey in a shake-up unveiled today by Opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull.

The Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party will assume the role of Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs; while Senator Helen Coonan will become Shadow Minister for Finance, Competition Policy and Deregulation.

Shadow Minister for Education, Apprenticeships and Training, Christopher Pyne, will take on the additional responsibility of the Manager of Opposition Business in the House of Representatives.

Given the heavy responsibilities of the Shadow Finance Minister in the Senate, Senator Stephen Parry will take over responsibility as Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate in addition to his role as Opposition Whip.

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