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Julia Gillard backs Hillary Clinton, urging voters to call out sexism in politics

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Julia Gillard has compared the abuse she faced as Australia's first female prime minister with opposition to US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, imploring voters to call out sexism in politics.
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Julia Gillard Urges Americans To Condemn Sexist Attacks On Hillary Clinton

Elle Magazine Australia - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Julia Gillard, Australia's first female Prime Minister and the target of unrelenting sexist attacks during her time in office, has urged American voters to call out similar attacks on US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Anne Summers likens sexist Clinton badges to treatment of Julia Gillard

SBS - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
"I guess they've got a limited imagination, because they keep recycling literally the same material over and over. The KFC imagery was used against Hillary Clinton in 2008, and then was used against Julia Gillard in 2012, so that's been around for a ...

Donald Trump supporters steal slogan used to bash Julia Gillard

Starts at 60 - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Remember when the Liberal Party hosted a fundraiser dinner where they had a menu item rudely dedicated to Julia Gillard? Well it looks like Donald Trump's supporters have latched onto the crudely worded slogan and used it to poke fun at presidential ...
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Rudd thanks Bishop for supporting UN bid

Sky News Australia - ‎8 hours ago‎
Kevin Rudd has taken to Twitter to thank Foreign Minister Julie Bishop for backing him for the United Nations top job, saying 'unfortunately' the prime minister disagreed.

18 Women Who Have Already Ruled Nations

The Epoch Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Clockwise (L–R): Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, Ameenah Gurib, Atifete Jahjaga, Julia Gillard, Tarja Halonen, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf are some of the women leaders throughout the world.

Smears and tears: Nova Peris hits back at dirty pool tactics

The Australian - ‎13 hours ago‎
... stories during her three years as a senator - including allegations of drink-driving and misuse of government funds - were spread by Labor people objecting to her preselection for the Senate or wanting to undermine then prime minister Julia Gillard.
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Dejected Rudd thanks Bishop over UN bid

Yahoo7 News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Acting Labor leader Tanya Plibersek, who supported Julia Gillard over Mr Rudd for the party leadership, said the decision undermined Mr Turnbull's authority and proved Labor's point he had "shrunk in the office of prime minister".

Hillary Clinton must win on merit, not because she is a woman

The Australian - ‎13 hours ago‎
This week several columnists, including our own former prime minister Julia Gillard, writing in The New York Times, have made an issue of sexism in the US campaign.

Query over governments' phone jobs deal

The Mercury - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
In 2013, then prime minister Julia Gillard flew into Hobart, flanked by local Labor MPs including Julie Collins, to spruik a Tasmanian jobs package that would include 750 jobs at the Vodafone call centre in Kingston.
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Gillard Considers Beating Rudd To Secretary General For The Hell Of It

SBS - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
As former prime minister Kevin Rudd attempts to rally support around his bid for Secretary General of the United Nations, sources are suggesting that Julia Gillard is preparing a rival bid purely for the hell of it. “Why not?” Gillard was reported to ...

Howard Sattler: shock-jock is back on the air after cancer scare

Community Newspaper Group - ‎19 hours ago‎
Mr Sattler was controversially sacked from 6PR in 2013 after asking then Primer Minister Julia Gillard if her boyfriend Tim Mathieson was gay.

Ballarat's Prime Ministers Avenue can't afford to keep up with the quick succession of leaders

ABC Online - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
With the recent brutality of Australian politics, which has seen five prime ministers dispatched from office in almost as many years, the money ran out after Australia's first female prime minister, Julia Gillard. The Prime Ministers Avenue, found in ...

The phenomenon of people choosing pets who look like them is a scientific fact

Herald Sun - ‎13 hours ago‎
BONDI vet Dr Kate Adams is constantly told she looks like her golden retriever, Ben. And she never takes offence because she agrees.

Ivanhoe Primary School exhibits famous Australians for its take on the Archibald Prize

Herald Sun - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
MALCOLM Turnbull and Julia Gillard have been immortalised on canvas for an art exhibition by Ivanhoe Primary School students.
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Rayney judge to head Royal Commission

Perth Now - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
His former tourism minister told ABC radio in Darwin Thursday that he had “not heard once the Chief Minister offer an apology or admit responsibility for what's taken place from 2012, at least, and I think once I heard Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd ...

OPINION: Merit alone won't add female MPs

The Sunshine Coast Daily - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Tony Abbott (who, incidentally, was called a misogynist by Julia Gillard) had more females in his parliament. So did Julia Gillard, Kevin Rudd, and all four of John Howard's governments. The last time we had a parliament with a lower level of female ...

Friday essay: worth a thousand words – how photos shape attitudes to refugees

The Conversation AU - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
However a sharp rise in arrivals of asylum seekers by boat up to 2012 led to the re-opening of offshore processing centres under then-Prime Minister Julia Gillard. In October 2011, meanwhile, the Department of Immigration and Citizenship announced a ...
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CLP imploding in wake of NT youth detention scandal

ABC Online - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Adam Giles is now the target of anger from within the Country Liberals party (CLP) over the youth detention scandal following the Four Corners report which has sent shockwaves around the world.
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull broadens Northern Territory abuse inquiry

Essential Kids - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
That marked a sharp contrast with the consultation initiated by then prime minister Julia Gillard who consulted with the then Abbott opposition in relation to the sexual abuse royal commission now under way.