Julie Bishop is tipped to still be Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party when the next election takes place according to the odds from online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au.
- Sportsbet make Julie Bishop the $2.00 favourite to still be Deputy Leader at the election.
- A Turnbull/Bishop leader/deputy card is also favoured at $2.30.
- The next reshuffle is tipped for July or Aug this year at odds of $2.75.
Bishop is the $2.00 favourite to remain in the position with Christopher Pyne paying odds of $4.00 to replace her and Peter Dutton considered a $5.00 chance.
Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop leading the party into the election as leader and deputy leader pays $2.30.
There is however some change predicted in the future with a cabinet reshuffle likely to occur between July and Aug according to the betting at odds of $2.75.
“There’s always a game of chess being played in Canberra but according to our odds this bishop won’t be moved anytime soon,’’ said sportsbet.com.au’s Will Byrne.
Deputy Leader at next Federal Election
$2.00 Julie Bishop
$4.00 Christopher Pyne
$5.00 Peter Dutton
$7.50 Scott Morrison
$12 Josh Frydenberg
$17 Greg Hunt
$19 Kelly O’Dwyer
$26 Steven Ciobo
$26 Christian Porter
$41 Malcolm Turnbull
$51 Tony Abbott
Leader/Deputy at next Federal Election
Month of next reshuffle
$11 March – April
$5.00 May – June
$2.75 July – August
$4.50 September – October
$21 November – December
$3.00 Not before 2018