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Crumbs and all: Prince Harry, Hillary Clinton and Julia Gillard have cutlery swiped for exhibition

The Guardian - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A political activist and visual artist, he has been at the centre of a number of recent political controversies: three months before Julia Gillard ousted his uncle from government in 2010, Van had announced he would be running against her in the ...

Former Australian PM Julia Gillard: Women Need to Call Out Sexism

Fortune - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard may not be in politics anymore, but she is encouraging women to throw their hats in the ring and run for office.

How A Rumour About Rudd Almost Killed Off The Killing Season

Huffington Post Australia - ‎5 hours ago‎
The making of 'The Killing Season', the ABC documentary series on the Rudd/Gillard governments, matched the intensity of the story we were telling.
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Of Jesuits and political assassination: Bill Shorten on himself

The Australian Financial Review - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The Labor leader downplays his role in the Rudd and Gillard coups, particularly the Rudd coup in 2010, saying he was "completely immersed" in his disabilities portfolio and "wasn't trying to throw my weight around".
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Federal election 2016: Rudd-Gillard policies dog Shorten's pitch

The Australian - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The 55 seats it won in the 150-seat lower house was a better than predicted result had Kevin Rudd not replaced Julia Gillard as prime minister. But it was still a resounding repudiation by voters. Under Gillard, most pundits and Labor MPs believed the ...
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Shorten echoes Gillard's carbon vow as power brawl erupts

The Australian - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Bill Shorten yesterday echoed Julia Gillard's vow that there would be “no carbon tax” under a Labor government as he accused the Prime Minister of trying to “trump up a sort of rich man's Tony Abbott scare campaign''.
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Labor's past casts pall over election

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎12 hours ago‎
That would make a pleasant change, because in government Labor was anything but frank and upfront about sequential plans to oust firstly Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and then Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Bill Shorten, of course, played key roles in the ...

Outgoing Labor MPs swipe party leaders

9news.com.au - ‎20 hours ago‎
Outgoing Labor MPs have taken swipes at party leaders as well as policy on their way out. Former Speaker Anna Burke on Thursday followed colleague Melissa Parke in using her valedictory speech in parliament to slam Australia's bipartisan asylum-seeker ...

Hardly a mandate to support Labor

The Northern Daily Leader - ‎14 hours ago‎
A great part of this letter relating to his attempted justification of, and why he supported Labor and Julia Gillard's attempt to form what became an atrocious government.
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Dreary class warfare is no path to the future

The Australian - ‎11 hours ago‎
The only glimmer of responsibility in Labor's agenda is its belated realisation that Julia Gillard's vocational higher education reforms were a disaster.

Bill Heffernan's colourful hurrah

SBS - ‎18 hours ago‎
One of the more colourful personalities in Canberra, the Liberal senator is widely known for his quirky lines ("F***, that's risky s***") , unpredictable behaviour (bringing a fake pipe bomb to parliament) and ability to shock (calling Julia Gillard ...

Chief Justice Robert French rails at 'national disgrace'

The Australian - ‎11 hours ago‎
In 2012, French ticked off Julia Gillard for comments she made after the Malaysia Solution case, but he has mostly kept a low profile as chief.

Edith Cowan: her life and legacy

ABC Online - ‎16 hours ago‎
Long after Edith Cowan's day, we have had our first female prime minister, Julia Gillard, who was elected in 2010. But few people have forgotten the sexism—perceived and real—that plagued her leadership.

The day cancer cluster shut down the ABC

Courier Mail - ‎13 hours ago‎
It was Bligh who arranged a top-level meeting with Comcare's leading executives and the then-minister for employment and workplace relations (and deputy prime minister), Julia Gillard. Backhouse says it was all done very quietly. “To Gillard's credit ...

Don't take gun laws for granted

Herald Sun - ‎14 hours ago‎
So it's no surprise to me that in the past three weeks more than 18,000 people, including former prime minister Julia Gillard, Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett, Jeremy Jones, Caroline Jones, Ann Sherry, Melissa Doyle and Andrew Gaze, have all ...
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Budget predictions pointing us towards world of rainbows

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎15 hours ago‎
One cause of destruction was the undermining of prime ministerial authority when great chasms came to separate budget deficit expectations and reality.

'Are you on the pill?' he asked. He was my boss

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard was told “man up” after her misogyny speech went viral in 2012. Sexual harassment is often restricted to words.
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Fans respond to Midnight Oil's reunion

Yahoo7 News - ‎22 hours ago‎
Garrett was the Minister for the Environment Protection, Heritage and the Arts from 2007 to 2010 in the Kevin Rudd government, and then served as Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth in Julia Gillard's cabinet from 2010-2013. After ...

Sarah Ferguson with the uncut version of The Killing Season

ABC Local - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Sarah Ferguson Image: Sarah Ferguson (ABC Radio). Investigative journalist Sarah Ferguson co-created the ABC TV series The Killing Season.

Donald Trump is the Republican nominee after last man standing John Kasich bows out

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Labor's "class-war" waged by Julia Gillard and Wayne Swan was never a great tactic given Australia is an aspirational country and the opposition leader at the time, Tony Abbott, didn't fit the Liberal stereotype of being a former banker, lawyer or ...
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