Julia Gillard

Builders expected to say former prime minister Julia Gillard paid for renovations

Anna Patty Questions of whether union money was used to pay for renovations at the house of former prime minister Julia Gillard in the early 1990s could be answered by the words of two builders and a former...

Kevin Rudd switch was right: MPs reject Julia Gillard attack

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Daniel Hurst Kevin Rudd's backers have hit back at post-election criticism from former prime minister Julia Gillard that this year's leadership change sent voters "a very cynical and shallow message" about...

Julia Gillard: Gender revolution has failed

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The gender revolution of the last half century has failed to change hostile attitudes towards women, former prime minister Julia Gillard says.

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The rise and fall of Julia Gillard

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Peter Hartcher In the fourth part of a five-part investigation, Peter Harcher reveals that factors that led to the downfall of Australia's first female prime minister,

A message from Julia Gillard

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Julia Gillard I hope all Australians take a moment to pause and reflect on what we lost that day.

Julia Gillard through the lens of politics

Prime Minister Julia Gillard addresses the National Press Club of Australia in Canberra on Wednesday 30 January 2013. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

Follow a journey through The Age archives as we look back at the styles and looks that took Julia Gillard to top of Australian politics.

Life after politics for Julia Gillard: the whirl is her oyster

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Tony Wright As Julia Gillard considers life after politics, prepares to move close to her mother and sister in Adelaide and sets out to write a book, she may find guidance in a study of predecessors' careers...

Julia Gillard pledges to get real

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Julia Gillard vows to take charge of the Labor election campaign after a drop in the polls.

Julia Gillard's week from hell

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Fairfax National Bureau Chief Tim Lester looks back at a terrible week for Julia Gillard and the Labor Party.

Julia Gillard live

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Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks to the media after the Federal Election delivers a damning swing against her government.

Julia Gillard gets nod to govern

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Independent MPs Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott throw their support behind Labor and clear the way for Julia Gillard to govern.

Julia Gillard wins the day

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Julia Gillard promises to heed the lesson handed to Labor at the election and govern with a new style of openness.

Julia Gillard's speech in full

Thank you Jenny, it's so good to be so warmly welcomed by our President, elected by our members.

Julia Gillard's Year

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We've put together this collection of photos capturing the past year in the life of Australia's first female Prime Minister.

On tour with Prime Minister, Julia Gillard

Kylie Minogue smiles with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

On tour with Prime Minister, Julia Gillard

Could Kevin Rudd replace Julia Gillard?

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Interviewed on 3AW, the former PM's mood seems to lift as he's asked about the likliehood of regaining the top job.

How do you pronounce Julia Gillard?

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Despite the standing ovation, US Congress were sure to be confused by the mispronunciation of Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

Tears as Julia Gillard gets real

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In a rare show of emotion, Julia Gillard chokes back tears as she describes the disasters that have afflicted the nation.

Julia Gillard's emotional tribute

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WATCH IN FULL: Prime Minister Julia Gillard's emotional tribute to the efforts of rescue workers in the Queensland floods.