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 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.
When the July 2 poll was put to Julie Bishop on Tuesday morning, just hours after the Senate rejected the ABCC bill as predicted, the Deputy Liberal leader did her best to avoid being definitive, even implying that other election dates remained open.
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 ...
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''.
You could be forgiven for thinking these remarks were made of Hillary Clinton, given the similarity of the rhetoric surrounding her candidacy, especially in recent weeks.
IN ITS short, on-off existence, the regional processing centre on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea has witnessed an extraordinary amount of unhappiness.
At that time, no one would have predicted he would be ousted before the end of his first term in a coup led by his deputy, Julia Gillard. Mr Rudd's political fortunes began to deteriorate after an article appeared in a Sydney newspaper claiming his ...
Julia Gillard's 2011 package met a fate of a different quantum: it was immediately known across the media, in news bulletins, straight news reports and even sympathetic opinion pieces, as "the carbon tax".
Supporters of both men had been concerned at the potential for the Liberals to descend into the kind of infighting that destroyed Labor's electoral chances, as Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd went to war. It is not suggested that Mr Abbott's fury with Mr ...
In einem Laborversuch sollten 102 Probanden die Spitzenkandidaten der australischen Parlamentswahl 2010, Tony Abbott und Julia Gillard, betrachten. Zunächst wurden die Versuchsteilnehmer befragt, wen sie sympathischer fänden beziehungsweise ...
The opposition leader though, clearly wanted his share of that “irony deficit”, with his extraordinary almost word-for-word recitation of the most infamous, damning and defining sentence of Julia Gillard's prime ministership. I've previously pondered ...
Julia Gillard cried upon introducing legislation for her signature National Disability Insurance Scheme, and after she was toppled as PM.
Over the years Slater attracted bright lawyers who would go on to be politicians including a prime minister, Julia Gillard.
We'll remember that former prime minister Julia Gillard was often accused of playing the “gender card” as a means to distract voters from the REAL challenges facing Australia.
But as an avowed Labor person, Ms Senior said it was former prime minister Julia Gillard's time in the top job which originally spurred her to take the leap from political enthusiast to political candidate.
The last time Melbourne won three games in a row, it was August 2010 and Kevin Rudd had just usurped Julia Gillard for Prime Minister of Australia.
Then along came the big-spending Kevin Rudd and the global financial crisis in 2007 and 2008, followed in 2010 by the even bigger spending Julia Gillard and My School and her gen X mum followers, and all the while lingering in the economic background ...
Maurice damns Julia Gillard for destroying “white picket fence values: while ordinary voters “looked on helplessly” - helpless save for voting John Howard out, electing Gillard in her own right, and only consenting to vote for Abbott when he committed ...