EMBATTLED Liberal deputy leader Julie Bishop has quit as Opposition Treasury spokesperson after only four months in the job.More here.
Ms Bishop said she will remain as the deputy Opposition leader and take over the foreign affairs portfolio.
Disquiet about Ms Bishop's failure to cut through on economic issues boiled over last week as some Opposition MPs campaigned for her removal.
Ms Bishop, a former minister in the Howard government, had previously served as spokeswoman for workplace relations until Malcolm Turnbull won the leadership from Brendan Nelson in September last year.
Possible contenders for the Treasury spokesperson's job include frontbenchers Joe Hockey, Peter Dutton and Andrew Robb.
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