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Julia Gillard opens eponymous library

Star Weekly (blog) - ‎19 hours ago‎
Wyndham council decided to name the library after Ms Gillard to acknowledge her dedication to education and learning in the electorate, and across the country.

Why Gillard asked Labor voters for $5

Courier Mail - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Labor's national secretary George Wright told The Courier-Mail Labor was grateful for Ms Gillard's offer to help. “Julia is passionate about education and the opportunities it delivers for Australia's children and the future of our country,'' Mr Wright ...

Julia Gillard to attend as Australia's oldest continually running school in Newcastle celebrates 200 years

ABC Online - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Former prime minister Julia Gillard will be part of the upcoming bicentenary celebrations for Australia's oldest continually running school.

Julia Gillard boosts Camfed's female education fight

Business Weekly - ‎14 hours ago‎
Julia Gillard, the former Prime Minister of Australia and chair of the Global Partnership for Education, has become a patron and adviser to Cambridge-based girls' education charity Camfed - the Campaign for Female Education.
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Of course, I could be wrong

The Monthly (subscription) - ‎18 hours ago‎
Unlike the most recent examples of Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd, he has had the opportunity to learn from his predecessors' mistakes.
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Will heads roll? Ministerial standards and Stuart Robert

The Conversation AU - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Rudd's standards imposed stronger obligations on ministers, including new rules on dealing with lobbyists. Under Rudd, one minister - Joel Fitzgibbon - resigned for breaching the standards.

What is going on in Australian schooling?

On Line opinion - ‎2 hours ago‎
When the Australian education system was hoodwinked into copying the New York testing-based system in 2008, it did not know what it was letting itself in for.
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The Sketch: A Tenterfield oration can't quell Stuart Robert's holiday fun

The Australian - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Then to cap it off, he channelled Julia Gillard and her misogyny speech: “We're not going to be lectured on accountability and integrity by that opposition.
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Labor recruits Gillard for fundraising

The Australian (blog) - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Labor has recruited Julia Gillard to raise funds for its federal election campaigning. The former prime minister has used much of her time post-politics to promote education, travelling the world in her role as chairwoman of the Global Partnership for ...

200 years of education at Australia's oldest school

ABC Online - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Hundreds of past and present students and teachers spent the weekend in Newcastle remembering their time at Australia's oldest continuous-running school.

Greg Hunt, the greatest minister in the world, accepts his colleagues' acclaim

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Having gained his masters in 1990 with a thesis that argued very coherently for a carbon tax long before Julia Gillard stole it, causing him to disavow the thing and to berate her for using a hopelessly flawed proposition, young Greg embraced Tony ...
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Australia's political leaders set scene for battle of the taxes on everything

Herald Sun - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Julia Gillard's carbon tax was in fact worse than the GST as it really was A Great Big New Tax on Everything. Perhaps a remembrance of things past - more specifically the 1993, 1998 and 2001 elections - has made the PM realise the only way he could ...

Funding growth faster for private-schoolkids

The Australian - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Former Labor prime minister Julia Gillard launched a fundraising campaign yesterday to promote the ALP's election pledge to spend an extra $37 billion on schools in the next decade.

Comment: Birth of a nation - how Australia empowering women taught the world a lesson

SBS - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
In October 2011, former prime minister Malcolm Fraser expressed his anxiety at Australia's lack of political pluck when he addressed an open letter from prominent Australians to Prime Minister Julia Gillard on the issue of the humane processing of ...
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Malcolm Turnbull wants to know why Lodge renovations have blown out to $15 million

Business Insider Australia - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Former prime minister Julia Gillard at the Lodge in 2013. Photo: Stefan Postles-Pool/ Getty. The Canberra Times reported in May 2014 that Mr Abbott's office had blocked the release of information on the project, telling Finance Department officials not ...
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Parties need money, business supplies it

The Age - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
First Julia Gillard allowed the original big three miners to redesign the tax to their own satisfaction, hugely reducing its revenue-raising potential, then Tony Abbott abolished it.
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We need more women in power. But we also need the right ones

Daily Life - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Closer to home, there was pressure to support Julia Gillard, even as her government's policies adversely affected women, such as the welfare cuts to single mothers that Gillard defended even as her colleagues deserted it.
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The huge cost of axing Abbott - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
The huge cost of Australia's revolving door of prime ministers has now climbed to more than $10 million in golden handshakes after MPs knifed Kevin Rudd, Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott as the nation's elected PM. The $3.3 million price tag for the 90 ...

TJ Hickey: twelve long years … still fighting for justice

Green Left Weekly - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The family's attempts to get justice from the United Nations under several UN covenants failed due the suppression of facts by the Julia Gillard government in its reply to the UN. Even the attempt to fix a plaque at the site of the incident has been ...