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  1. Woman PM for Australia

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... parliament in 70 years. Who? Who's in charge? Julia Gillard, Australia's first female Prime Minister, has formed a new government. Her challenger was Tony Abbott, who at one time trained to become a priest. When? Gillard secured her post on Tuesday after two independent candidates said they would support her, while Abbott received the backing of one candidate. Where? Did we mention ...

  2. Gillard keeps power

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Writer Julia Gillard is the first woman Prime Minister of Australia. Gillard took over the ruling Labor Party from China-friendly Kevin Rudd when his popularity seemed ... enough seats to rule, and both the front-runners had to ask other MPs to join them. In the race for outside support, Gillard won and retained the top job. ...

  3. Rudd's downfall a lesson for all politicians

    Posted Jun 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... deputy, Julia Gillard- the country's first woman leader, who is personable, likeable and has no trouble explaining what is on her mind- should be his replacement. Rudd's rise and fall ...

  4. The changing climate of Australian politics

    Posted Aug 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... radically changed Australian politics. Prime Minister Julia Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott will have to do deals with the Greens and independents if either is to form a stable government. ... Gillard's proposed national high-speed broadband network is an exception- but former prime minister Kevin Rudd promised that three years ago. Books will be written about Gillard's rapid rise ...

  5. Whoever wins, it doesn't bode well for China ties

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Greg Barns

    ... novices, but individuals with seemingly little interest in regional affairs. The incumbent Julia Gillard, Australia's first female prime minister, replaced Kevin Rudd, a long-time student of China and a man with a sense of ambition about the role a middle-ranking power like Australia could play in influencing global affairs. Gillard, a trade union lawyer, is much more focused ...

  6. ALBUM (1987)

    Posted Jul 18th 2010, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Diesel and Dust Midnight Oil (Columbia) You might be forgiven for thinking that was a small bead of irony you saw escaping down the bald dome of Midnight Oil frontman Peter Garrett when the nowadays Australian parliamentary member fell timidly in line behind the country's new prime minister, Julia Gillard, a few weeks ago. Gillard, of course, had just bumped off ...

  7. Foreign policy on back burner in election

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Pam Walker

    ... since 1940. Neither Labor Prime Minister Julia Gillard nor conservative leader Tony Abbott have had much to say about Australia's relationship with the rest of the world, except to argue ... observers say. Rudd has been campaigning for Labor in this election and there is a possibility he could be foreign minister in a re-elected Gillard government. Malcolm Cook, programme director ...

  8. Expats out in force to vote in HK

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the personalities are something I would have elected,' she said. 'Particularly considering that Julia Gillard got in non-elected. You've got to vote for the party, not the personality.' ...

  9. Julie & Julia (DVD)

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... Like a bowl of congee, Julie & Julia gives an instant hit of emotional comfort. In this true story, hard work pays off, people love each other and, as in real life, there's ... and reach it. Julia Child (Meryl Streep) arrives in post-war Paris with her husband Paul (Stanley Tucci), and finds herself bored. She decides to learn French cooking and braves the male-dominated ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Nov 13th 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... manage its economy. Strewth, mate! The Group of 20 summit is better known for its focus on currencies and economic issues, and geographical correctness is obviously a low priority. Just ask Julia Gillard, prime minister of Australia- or Austria, if you're a South Korean bureaucrat. Officials in Seoul mistakenly garbed her in Austrian national gear. Gillard, dressed in a Sound ...




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