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

Oct 17th 2012, 12:56 PM 10,829 Views 23 Comments

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

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 23,600 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”.

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 7,799 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.

$50 million to be spent improving street security in Australia
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$50 million to be spent improving street security in Australia

Oct 8th 2012, 2:55 PM 7,920 Views 8 Comments

It is set to be funded by money seized from criminals and comes just two weeks after the murder of Irishwoman Jill Meagher.

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 4,912 Views 15 Comments

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

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 983 Views 3 Comments

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

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 2,351 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.

Gillard secures independent support to form Australian government
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Gillard secures independent support to form Australian government

Sep 7th 2010, 1:32 PM 106 Views 0 Comments

Australia’s first female prime minister retains power after striking a deal to form a minority government with independent support.

Australia looks to UK for guidance in hung parliament
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Australia looks to UK for guidance in hung parliament

Aug 25th 2010, 5:36 PM 137 Views 0 Comments

The Commonwealth faces the same post-election quandaries as Britain faced three months ago.

Australia heads towards hung parliament
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Australia heads towards hung parliament

Aug 22nd 2010, 11:35 AM 234 Views 0 Comments

Gillard begins talks with possible coalition partners.