Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard moved to allay fears about the economy saying it had strong fundamentals. ||| Sydney - Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard moved to allay fears about the economy on Friday saying it had strong fundamentals, after US carmaker Ford announced an end to production in the country. Show More Summary
So who said pre-election budgets were for handouts? Very shortly after her treasurer released a remarkably austere budget, with bad news on the surplus front to boot, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard awoke to a robust 8-pointShow More Summary
Traditional dancers perform ahead of the arrival of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard at Jackson International Airport on May 9, 2013 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The trip is the first official visit for Gillard to the Pacific Island nation and the first visit since former prime minster Kevin Rudd visited in 2007. The […]
On Wednesday, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard was visiting a high school in Brisbane when someone threw a sandwich at her. Read more...
"Investigations were under way yesterday into who lobbed Vegemite sandwiches at Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard as she toured a Queensland school." --- See more posts by Alex Balk 0 comments
A story getting big play across Australian media today: On a visit to a high school yesterday, Prime Minister Julia Gillard had a Vegemite sandwich thrown at her by one of the students. The alleged thrower was suspended from school for three weeks, the Brisbane Times reports, but he claims...
Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Defence Minister Stephen Smith today released the 2013 Defence White Paper. The 2013 Defence White Paper complements the National Security Strategy released on 23 January 2013, and the Australia in the Asian Century White Paper released on 28 October 2012. These three documents are a statement of the priority the [...]
Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Mike Kelly today announced further steps the Government has taken to progress the Future Submarine Program. The 2013 Defence White Paper...Show More Summary
Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Minister for Defence Stephen Smith today announced the steps the Government has taken to strengthen Australia’s air combat capability. The 2013 Defence White Paper highlights the strategic importance of a potent and flexible air combat capability to control Australia’s air approaches and support operations in the land, sea and air [...]
An Australian couple tells their three year-old son that he can't marry Mommy because "she already has a husband." Boy: "I want a husband!" Father: "[Prime Minister] Julia Gillard says you can't have a husband." Much sobbing ensues.
A version of this post first appeared at RenewEconomy. WHEN Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced that former Woodside gas company executive and lobbyist Gary Gray was Australia’s new energy and resources minister, questions...Show More Summary
Japan is set to beat rival China to the punch in signing a free trade agreement (FTA) with Australia, cementing economic ties between the two U.S. allies. While Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s recent China visit sparked talk...Show More Summary
China’s economic clout has been on display in the recent Boao Forum on Hainan Island involving regional leaders, including Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Yet for the Australian leader, her extended tour has marked a rare foreign...Show More Summary
The Australian dollar would become the third currency after the US dollar and Japan’s yen to be directly convertible with China’s renminbi, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said yesterday. ||| Sapa-dpa Sydney THE AUSTRALIAN dollar wouldShow More Summary
Prime Minister Julia Gillard says the Australian dollar will soon be directly convertible with China's renminbi. ||| Sydney - The Australian dollar will become the third currency after the US dollar and Japan's yen to be directly convertible with China's renminbi, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said on Monday. Show More Summary
This is an awkward time for an Australian prime minister to be going to China. War-drums on the Korean Peninsula and maritime tensions from Scarborough Shoal to the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands provide an unpromising backdrop for accentuating...Show More Summary
Prime Minister Julia Gillard was one of the first Australians to use Google’s new wearable Glass technology, but why should she have all the future-tech fun? Here are 10 other people who should use Glass. More »
Here's a report from Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard delivered a historic national apology in Parliament to the thousands of unwed mothers who were forced by government policies to give up their babies for adoption over several decades. More...
(CANBERRA, Australia) — Another Australian government minister quit Friday in the fallout from a bungled leadership ballot that reinforced perceptions of a crisis in Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s administration six months before national elections. Show More Summary
The BBC reports: Prime Minister Julia Gillard has issued an apology to people affected by Australia's forced adoption policy between the 1950s and 1970s. Tens of thousands of babies of unmarried, mostly teenage mothers, were thought to have been taken by the state and given to childless married couples. Show More Summary