A few weeks ago Julie Bishop stepped down as foreign minister and announced she would be leaving politics.
Now, she’s has opened up about the bullying culture towards women in Australian politics.
Speaking with 60 Minutes, Bishop said the behaviour in parliament was “no better than school children,” elaborating that actually they were “not as well behaved as school children”.
— 60 Minutes Australia (@60Mins) September 23, 2018
“I’ve had many calls from my counterpart foreign ministers who are very politely asking why I am no longer the Foreign Minister and what happened to the Prime Minister. There have been some rather unkind comments about Australia being the Italy of the South Pacific and the coup capital of the world,” she told the program.