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  1. The NSW chalkie who rose to rule the industrial worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... at the NSW Teachers' Federation, led the Australian Education Union campaign to push then prime minister Julia Gillard to bankroll the Gonski schools funding package. A symmetry between their careers has taken Burrow and Gavrielatos across the world ...

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  2. Sex scandal opens rift in embattled Australia governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | The Nation

    ... of prime ministers. Labor's Kevin Rudd, who came to power in 2007, was ousted as prime minister by his deputy Julia Gillard, before snatching back the top job in 2013. He lost the national election in the same year to the Liberals' Tony Abbott, who ...

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  3. Mathias Cormann, fourth in line, to act as prime minister after Joyce takes leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | The Age

    ... last Senator to act as prime minister was Labor's Chris Evans in 2008, while then leader Kevin Rudd and deputy Julia Gillard were both overseas. Mr Evans held the position only for about 30 hours. Ms Bishop previously acted as prime minister in ...

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  4. Turnbull has already missed his chance to show leadership over Joyce scandalRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Crikey

    ... any worse, it does! His levels of incompetence are how we got to this place. He couldn't govern effectively. Julia Gillard had worse enemies inside and outside - Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott - but she still governed effectively even if it was a her ...

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  5. Bread and circuses and Barnaby JoyceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Green Left Weekly

    Are you sick to death of the endless debate about whether odious Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce has a right to privacy? Of course some of that debate has now veered into thoughtful comparisons of how a misogynistic press "pawed" over the private lives of female politicians, such as Julia Gillard and Cheryl Kernot. But generally it remains fixated on whether public figures have a right to keep their private lives private.

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  6. Investigations into sexual misconduct by Darwin-based US marines droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    ... of US marines have been based at Robertson Barracks outside Darwin since late 2011, when then-prime minister Julia Gillard and then-US president Barack Obama announced a plan to bolster military cooperation in Asia. The announcement was part of the ...

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  7. 'Not his partner': the single phrase that sums up this wretched governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Crikey

    There were times in 2012 and 2013 - when Kevin Rudd and his followers regularly lobbed bombs at Julia Gillard - that you could only watch events unfold with a sense of wonderment; that never before had we seen such chaos, and we never would again. One of the promises Tony Abbott made before the 2013 election, the one that even his devoted enemies thought he would keep, was to restore a sense of calm and order to government, of adults being in charge.

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  8. Fiona and Pete savagely roast campmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | NEWS.com.au

    ... of Armstrong's frequent name-dropping around camp about her celeb friends: "Clint Eastwood. Gary Sweet. Julia Gillard. Tim Robbins - he dated me," she boasted. "She's a lovely girl. She's the sweetest girl. Such an angelic face…. And her ...

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  9. Pick a woman to replace me: SwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | Yahoo!

    ... ng, I would have engaged certainly in a bit more time with the family." He listed his work with Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard to avoid recession during the global financial crisis as his proudest achievement in office.

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  10. Former treasurer Wayne Swan to bow outRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | The Mercury

    ... Reflecting on more than two decades in politics, he pointed to the poor introduction of a carbon price under Julia Gillard as the biggest regret of his career. "Tony Abbott and a group of extreme right-wing thugs pushed the door open, labelled it ...

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  11. Wayne Swan to quit politics after next electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | The Mercury

    ... said in a statement. In a statement on Saturday morning, Mr Swan – who was deputy prime minister during Julia Gillard's prime ministership – said he would like the seat of Lilley to be held by a young woman. "Our area is changing ...

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  12. An Australian republic: 150 years in the waitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... about whether they are servants of the people or the crown. The last three Labor prime ministers - Kevin Rudd, Julia Gillard and Paul Keating - all swore allegiance to Australia when assuming office. The last three Liberal prime ministers - Malcolm ...

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  13. Former Australia Treasurer Wayne Swan to Retire at Next ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Bloomberg

    Former Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan, who helped steer the economy through the global financial crisis, will retire from politics at the next election. The 63-year-old Swan served as treasurer for six years under prime ministers Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard, and was Gillard's deputy for three years.

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  14. Former treasurer Wayne Swan to retire from politics at next electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... saying he defied the critics and experts who said a recession was inevitable. "Alongside Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard, Wayne's judgment, his skill, his belief in inclusive prosperity meant the Australian economy didn't just weather the global storm, ...

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  15. Draft list opening the door to quackeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | The Age

    ... I refuse to accept guilt in respect of institutional child abuse victims. Can we hope Malcolm Turnbull gives Julia Gillard credit for the courage to defy generations of political cowardice, and the influence of all churches, to set up the Royal ...

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  16. The remarkable privilege of being a male politicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | The Age

    ... affair - widely known in Canberra - remained only hinted at, dismissed as "vicious innuendo" until this week. Julia Gillard was judged repeatedly for being "barren"; Joyce was ignored for being fertile. To repeat: a woman doing nothing was the ...

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  17. Australian victims of institutional sexual abuse to receive national apology: PMRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Xinhuanet

    ... to happen again." Following Turnbull's statement, Australian Labor Party (ALP) leader Bill Shorten praised Julia Gillard, the ALP PM who set the Royal Commission in motion. "I want to pay tribute to Julia Gillard for her leadership in establishing ...

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  18. Apologies: a short Australian parliamentary historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... would be remembered when he chose as his first major act to apologise to the Indigenous Stolen Generations. Julia Gillard apologised to all those affected by the era of forced adoptions, when babies were routinely taken from single mothers. And now, ...

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  19. Politics Live: Backdown on secrecy laws, citizenship saga gets personalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Labor MP Susan Lamb wipes away tears after delivering a statement on her citizenship after Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday 7 February 2018. fedpol Photo: Alex Ellinghausen He thanks former prime minister Julia Gillard for establishing the landmark inquiry and also Labor's social services spokeswoman Jenny Macklin for her work on the issue.

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  20. Sins of the father: Why not publish Barnaby Joyce's baby news?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... an act of betrayal, it is Joyce. Some readers will remember the huge scrutiny and nasty sexual innuendo Julia Gillard copped over her personal life and suspect a double standard is at play. The scandal is unlikely to be a career-ender for Joyce. But ...

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