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# julia-gillard - Monday 20 July, 2015

Apparently there is one basic rule to speaking like an Australian
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Apparently there is one basic rule to speaking like an Australian

Jul 20th 2015, 7:14 PM 25,003 Views 22 Comments

It has a lot to do with making everything shorter.

# julia-gillard - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes election to this man
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Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes election to this man

Sep 7th 2013, 1:00 PM 15,957 Views 89 Comments

The Conservative challenger Tony Abbott has ousted Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd as millions of Australians voted overnight.

# julia-gillard - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Column: Australian politics is at a crossroads – a fact belied by a lacklustre election campaign
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Column: Australian politics is at a crossroads – a fact belied by a lacklustre election campaign

Sep 5th 2013, 7:10 AM 26 Views 53 Comments

Thousands of young Irish men and women in Australia on working visas are becoming caught up in an ugly xenophobic campaign about keeping jobs for locals, writes NSW Senator Ursula Stephens.

# julia-gillard - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Australian PM vows to hold referendum to recognise Aboriginals
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Australian PM vows to hold referendum to recognise Aboriginals

Jul 10th 2013, 1:10 PM 7,437 Views 66 Comments

Kevin Rudd said he wants the matter put to the Australian people within two years of the election of the next parliament.

# julia-gillard - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Australia's new leader says: 'Let's be kinder and gentler with each other'
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Australia's new leader says: 'Let's be kinder and gentler with each other'

Jun 27th 2013, 8:49 AM 4,824 Views 12 Comments

Kevin Rudd’s words to MPs came after he was sworn is as Australian prime minister for a second time having earlier ousted Labor colleague Julia Gillard.

# julia-gillard - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Julia Gillard ousted as Australian prime minister… by the man she replaced
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Julia Gillard ousted as Australian prime minister… by the man she replaced

Jun 26th 2013, 10:51 AM 15,059 Views 56 Comments

Early elections are on the cards after dramatic events in the Australian Labor Party this morning which see Kevin Rudd return to power.

# julia-gillard - Friday 14 June, 2013

Updated: DJ sacked after he asked the Australian PM if her partner is gay
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Updated: DJ sacked after he asked the Australian PM if her partner is gay

Jun 14th 2013, 10:14 AM 22,344 Views 92 Comments

Howard Sattler’s questioning of Julia Gillard has caused controversy.

# julia-gillard - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Australia defends decision to leave asylum-seekers' bodies in Indian Ocean
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Australia defends decision to leave asylum-seekers' bodies in Indian Ocean

Jun 11th 2013, 10:39 AM 11,657 Views 28 Comments

Up to 13 bodies were spotted in the water but were not recovered while the hunt for survivors was on and now customs off say they were now too busy rescuing other boats.

# julia-gillard - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Australia launches national child sex abuse inquiry
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Australia launches national child sex abuse inquiry

Apr 3rd 2013, 10:35 AM 7,623 Views 28 Comments

Gillard ordered the inquiry last year after a decade of growing pressure to investigate widespread allegations of paedophilia in schools and churches.

# julia-gillard - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Julia Gillard survives 'leadership spill' in Australia
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Julia Gillard survives 'leadership spill' in Australia

Mar 21st 2013, 9:25 AM 5,054 Views 15 Comments

The PM declared Labor’s leadership woes “completely at an end”.

Australia apologises for 'unethical, dishonest and illegal' forced adoptions
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Australia apologises for 'unethical, dishonest and illegal' forced adoptions

Mar 21st 2013, 8:31 AM 7,604 Views 21 Comments

The emotional statement was delivered by Prime Minister Julia Gillard today.

# julia-gillard - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Julian Assange to run for Australian senate, his mum says he'll be 'awesome'
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Julian Assange to run for Australian senate, his mum says he'll be 'awesome'

Jan 30th 2013, 11:07 AM 4,746 Views 43 Comments

The Wikileaks founder intends to run in the September poll even though he is currently holed-up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

# julia-gillard - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Sympathy over US school shooting stretches globe
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Sympathy over US school shooting stretches globe

Dec 15th 2012, 8:03 AM 7,754 Views 44 Comments

World leaders have expressed their condolences over the killing and raised questions about America’s lax gun laws.

# julia-gillard - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Column: We've passed the children's referendum, but there's more to do
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Column: We've passed the children's referendum, but there's more to do

Nov 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 87 Views 7 Comments

The sexual abuse scandals in Australia’s Catholic Church and the BBC show that there is still work to do beyond the contitutional change passed earlier this month, says the Children’s Rights Alliance.

# julia-gillard - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Australia abuse inquiry: Church should not be scapegoated, says Church
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Australia abuse inquiry: Church should not be scapegoated, says Church

Nov 13th 2012, 10:31 AM 3,938 Views 36 Comments

Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric has welcomed a probe into paedophilia in the church as a way of separating “fact from fiction”.

# julia-gillard - Monday 12 November, 2012

Australia: Inquiry into Catholic Church child sex abuse scandal announced
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Australia: Inquiry into Catholic Church child sex abuse scandal announced

Nov 12th 2012, 7:13 AM 4,555 Views 46 Comments

Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced a national inquiry into institutional responses to child sex abuse after a series of revelations.

# julia-gillard - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Australian opposition leader apologises to PM in fresh sexism row
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Australian opposition leader apologises to PM in fresh sexism row

Oct 23rd 2012, 11:46 AM 5,843 Views 25 Comments

Tony Abbott apologised over remarks about the government being inexperienced when it comes to having babies, a veiled dig at childless prime minister Julia Gillard.

# julia-gillard - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Australian PM outburst prompts misogyny definition update
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Australian PM outburst prompts misogyny definition update

Oct 17th 2012, 12:56 PM 10,845 Views 23 Comments

Dictionary updating definition, after Prime Minister Julia Gillard lambasted opposition leader Tony Abbott as a misogynist in parliament last week.

# julia-gillard - Friday 12 October, 2012

Victims remembered on 10th anniversary of Bali bombings
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Victims remembered on 10th anniversary of Bali bombings

Oct 12th 2012, 8:00 AM 2,755 Views 3 Comments

Survivors and loved-ones paid tribute to the 202 victims of the nightclub bombings on the Indonesian island of Bali, carried out by religious extremists in 2002.

# julia-gillard - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Restaurant removes urinals shaped like woman's mouth
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Restaurant removes urinals shaped like woman's mouth

Oct 10th 2012, 7:54 AM 24,041 Views 104 Comments

The two urinals designed by female Dutch artist Meike van Schijndel, which resemble a woman’s lipsticked mouth, are to be removed after being labelled “an example of misogyny”.

# julia-gillard - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

VIDEO: Australian PM lashes out at 'sexist' Abbott
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VIDEO: Australian PM lashes out at 'sexist' Abbott

Oct 9th 2012, 9:03 AM 7,811 Views 23 Comments

Gillard accused Abbott of hypocrisy and double-standards after he called for the removal of speaker Peter Slipper over lurid text messages.

# julia-gillard - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Australia shelves Aboriginal referendum
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Australia shelves Aboriginal referendum

Sep 20th 2012, 7:09 AM 8,128 Views 27 Comments

The country said there was not enough public support for the move, which would have recognised Australia’s original inhabitants in the constitution for the first time.

# julia-gillard - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Australian parliament votes down proposal for same-sex marraige
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Australian parliament votes down proposal for same-sex marraige

Sep 19th 2012, 8:40 AM 5,122 Views 87 Comments

The government allows MPs to have a free vote in the House of Representatives – meaning a 98-42 defeat.

# julia-gillard - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Anti-Islam film protests spread to Australia
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Anti-Islam film protests spread to Australia

Sep 15th 2012, 2:16 PM 7,991 Views 166 Comments

Police in Sydney clashed with demonstrators outside at Hyde Park.

# julia-gillard - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Obama and Aldrin lead tributes to 'American hero' Neil Armstrong
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Obama and Aldrin lead tributes to 'American hero' Neil Armstrong

Aug 26th 2012, 10:12 AM 4,621 Views 24 Comments

The US president, and the man who first joined him on the moon, pay tribute to the late astronaut.

# julia-gillard - Monday 2 July, 2012

Video: Australian trade minister breaks into song mid-interview
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Video: Australian trade minister breaks into song mid-interview

Jul 2nd 2012, 9:54 AM 4,932 Views 15 Comments

Craig Emerson defended the government’s controversial carbon tax in an unusual way…

# julia-gillard - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

NATO leaders meet to discuss handover and exit from Afghanistan
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NATO leaders meet to discuss handover and exit from Afghanistan

Apr 18th 2012, 11:26 AM 639 Views 2 Comments

Funding of the fledgling Afghanistan security forces is expected to top the agenda at the two-day talks in Brussels.

# julia-gillard - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Australia to withdraw troops from Afghanistan one year early
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Australia to withdraw troops from Afghanistan one year early

Apr 17th 2012, 10:04 AM 1,237 Views 9 Comments

Prime Minister’s announcement comes weeks before NATO summit in Chicago.

# julia-gillard - Monday 27 February, 2012

Australian prime minister Julia Gillard sees off leadership challenge
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Australian prime minister Julia Gillard sees off leadership challenge

Feb 27th 2012, 12:23 PM 990 Views 3 Comments

A leadership ballot called by her predecessor Kevin Rudd ends with an easy victory for the incumbent prime minister.

# julia-gillard - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Julia Gillard calls leadership vote in Australia
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Julia Gillard calls leadership vote in Australia

Feb 23rd 2012, 9:56 AM 905 Views 3 Comments

Prime Minister Julia Gillard said a ballot is needed in order to settle the leadership question “once and for all”.

# julia-gillard - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Former premier Kevin Rudd quits Australian cabinet amid growing rift
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Former premier Kevin Rudd quits Australian cabinet amid growing rift

Feb 22nd 2012, 10:26 AM 943 Views 7 Comments

Members of the Australian Labor party may vote on Julia Gillard’s leadership on Monday after former premier Kevin Rudd quit.

# julia-gillard - Monday 20 February, 2012

Former Aussie PM denies rumours of leadership challenge against Gillard
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Former Aussie PM denies rumours of leadership challenge against Gillard

Feb 20th 2012, 1:36 PM 1,171 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Rudd, who was ousted by Julia Gillard and remains her foreign secretary, is thought to be eyeing up the leadership.

# julia-gillard - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Video: Australian PM Julia Gillard trapped by angry protesters
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Video: Australian PM Julia Gillard trapped by angry protesters

Jan 26th 2012, 8:18 AM 2,362 Views 12 Comments

The PM was at an Australia Day event with opposition leader Tony Abbott, who has been criticised by Aboriginal activists for his comments on the Tent Embassy.

# julia-gillard - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Obama insists US does not 'fear China'
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Obama insists US does not 'fear China'

Nov 16th 2011, 8:32 PM 3,046 Views 20 Comments

A new security agreement between the US and Australia has been widely viewed as a response to Beijing’s growing aggressiveness – but Obama has insisted that America is not fearful of China’s rise.

Watch: David Cameron impersonates Australian PM
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Watch: David Cameron impersonates Australian PM

Nov 16th 2011, 8:48 AM 1,936 Views 4 Comments

Seemingly Julia Gillard uses the term “sheilas”.

# julia-gillard - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Australian broadcaster criticised over prime minister Gillard 'sex scene'
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Australian broadcaster criticised over prime minister Gillard 'sex scene'

Sep 21st 2011, 11:22 AM 1,703 Views 4 Comments

A comedy scene depicting a fictional version of the prime minister draped in an Australian flag has been heavily criticised.

# julia-gillard - Monday 5 September, 2011

Eurozone not destined for a double-dip - Barroso
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Eurozone not destined for a double-dip - Barroso

Sep 5th 2011, 7:56 AM 283 Views 7 Comments

The head of the European Commission insists that the bloc will continue to grow, albeit at a rate slower than first hoped.

# julia-gillard - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Australia to tax the nation's worst polluters
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Australia to tax the nation's worst polluters

Jul 10th 2011, 10:37 AM 436 Views 8 Comments

Australia aims to reduce carbon pollution by 160 million tons by 2020 with the tax – but the opposition says the move is simply “socialism masquerading as environmentalism”.

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