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Foreign Minister Penny Wong has become Australia’s longest-serving female minister

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Foreign Minister Penny Wong has become Australia's longest-serving female minister, overtaking former Liberal politician Amanda Vanstone.
Penny Wong has become the longest serving female minister.

Foreign Minister Penny Wong has become Australia’s longest-serving female Cabinet Minister.

Senator Wong overtakes former Liberal politician Amanda Vanstone.

Wong was elected to the Senate in 2001. She was in the Cabinet from 2007-2013, and has been Foreign Minister from 2022 onwards.

The Cabinet is a group of Ministers selected by the Prime Minister.

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