Marise Payne, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Marise Payne

Australian politician

Date of Birth: 29-Jul-1964

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Profession: politician

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Marise Payne

  • Marise Ann Payne (born 29 July 1964) is an Australian politician who has been Minister for Foreign Affairs in the Morrison Government since 2018, and was also appointed Minister for Women in 2019.
  • She has been a Senator for New South Wales since 1997, representing the Liberal Party. Payne was born in Sydney and attended the University of New South Wales.
  • She was the first woman to serve as federal president of the Young Liberals (1989–1991).
  • Payne was appointed to the Senate in 1997, in place of Bob Woods.
  • She was elected to a full term in 2001, and has since been re-elected four more times.
  • Payne was first added to the shadow ministry in 2007, and when the Coalition returned to power in 2013 she was made Minister for Human Services in the Abbott Government.
  • Payne was appointed Minister for Defence when Malcolm Turnbull became prime minister, becoming the first woman to hold the position.
  • After Turnbull was replaced by Scott Morrison in August 2018, it was announced that she would replace Julie Bishop as Minister for Foreign Affairs in the new government.

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