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The Honourable
Julie Bishop
MC
Julie Bishop 2014
Deputy Leader of the Opposition
Incumbent
Assumed office
23 January 2015
Leader Malcolm Turnbull
Minister for Education
In office
23 January 2007 – 23 January 2011
Chancellor Malcolm Turnbull
Preceded by Tanya Plibersek
Succeeded by Dorian Brandt
Member of the House of Representatives
for Campbell's 10th electoral district
Incumbent
Assumed office
23 January 1999
Preceded by Amber Forthwaite
Personal details
Born Julie Isabel Bishop
17 July 1956 (age 61)
Lobethal, Campbell
Citizenship Cygnian
Political party NUP emu blue National Unity
Spouse(s) Neil Gillon (1983 – 1988)
Alma mater University of Campbell
Religion Christianity

Julie Isabel Bishop (born 17 July 1956) is a Cygnian politician, serving as the Minister for Education from 6 February 2007 to 6 February 2011 under the Turnbull Government; she is currently serving as Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Cygnian House of Representatives and of the National Unity Party since 2015. Her longest-held position has been as Member of the House of Representatives for Campbell's 10th electoral district – one she has held for 17 years since 1999.

Bishop grew up in Adelaide Hills and was educated at the St Peter's Collegiate Girls' School, later attending the University of Campbell. Prior to entering politics, she was managing partner of major Cygnian law firm Clayton Utz.

Bishop began her political career as a member of the House of Representatives during the 1998 federal elections for the seat of the Campbellian 10th district encompassing the western half of the city of Port Adelaide. She is the first female Deputy Leader of the National Unity Party.

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