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On Friday, Scott Morrison won a Liberal party leadership contest against Peter Dutton, former home affairs minister, and Julie Bishop, foreign minister, to become Australia's sixth prime minister in just over a decade, leaving voters disenchanted with political infighting (no prime minister has served a full term since 2007).

Bishop, who was Liberal Party deputy leader for the past 11-years, said in a statement on Sunday she would remain on the backbench as a "strong voice for Western Australia" and had not decided whether she will contest the next election, due by May.

But in a speech given at the Centre for Independent Studies in Sydney later today, Mr Abbott presented a different image of himself - as one who's seemingly above all the sniping and disunity he drove from behind the scenes.

In the wash up, Prime Minister Morrison has now announced a new cabinet and Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has resigned.

In a letter to his eastern Sydney electorate, Mr Turnbull thanked the community for allowing him to represent them for 14 years, including three years as prime minister.

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The possibility that Ms Bishop could leave Parliament before the next election will be a major concern for Mr Morrison, Mr Turnbull's former treasurer, because it opens the possibility of another by-election being held for her seat.

Mr Morrison visited the drought-stricken Outback on Monday in a demonstration that he has turned his focus away from his government's internal drama to the problems of the nation.

Mr Dutton, the man who caused the leadership upheaval last week, has made it clear he would like to return as home affairs minister. I'm far more powerful than you could ever hope to be but I think the praise is in the wrong direction, ' he said.

Turnbull was forced to change his energy policy, the National Energy Guarantee, to avoid his own party members voting against it in Parliament.

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Ms Bishop said she wants her successor Marise Payne to pursue justice for the families of the 38 Australians killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine.

Morrison was sworn in as the country's 30th leader late on Friday after a bitter Liberal Party revolt against moderate Turnbull driven by a hardline conservative faction.

File image of new Australian prime minister Scott Morrison.

Prime Minister Morrison last night finalised cabinet appointments, which included the addition of a Population Minister.

Morrison said his new cabinet will provide necessary stability to the government and bring fresh ideas to tackle big challenges.

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