Julia Gillard

Julia Gillard: Gender revolution has failed

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

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,

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...

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...

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.

Julia Gillard spruiks kids' bonus in Queensland

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Bridie Jabour Prime Minister Julia Gillard has chosen a playground north of Brisbane to celebrate Mother's Day and promote the Federal Government's SchoolKids Bonus.

The many faces of Julia Gillard

Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks during a motion of no confidence at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday 21 March 2013. Photo: Andrew Meares

After growing up as a Welsh immigrant in Adelaide, Julia Gillard became Australia's first female Prime Minister. Her term as prime minister lasted three years and two days.

Julia Gillard, who is she?

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Julia Gillard takes leadership of the Labor Party and the government. But just who is Julia Gillard?

Julia Gillard's speech in full

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Watch Julia Gillard's speech in full as she accepts the position of Prime Minister.

Julia Gillard: accidental PM or schemer?

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Did Gillard scheme to become the Prime Minister or was she just in the right place at the right time?

Julia Gillard tours Marysville

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Julia Gillard returns to her home state of Victoria and stops by the bushfire-devastated town of Marysville.

The woman who does Julia Gillard

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Comic actress Amanda Bishop takes reporter Georgina Robinson through the tics of Julia Gillard's character and explains how she developed her impersonation of the new PM.

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 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