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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian prime minister Julia Gillard dodges another sandwich

    Posted May 30th 2013, 04:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard was forced to dodge a flying sandwich for the second time this month Thursday when someone’s salami lunch was flung at her during a school visit. Gillard was greeting children at Lyneham High School in Canberra when the sandwich narrowly missed her. Photos showed it bypassing her left arm and lying ...

  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Sexism furore as fundraising dinner menu pokes fun at Australian PM Julia Gillard

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... A high-profile Australian political candidate apologised yesterday for a menu at one of his fundraisers, featuring a quail dish named after Prime Minister Julia Gillard which was described as having ... the menu and was "deeply apologetic". The menu for the event in March offered a dish called "Julia Gillard Kentucky Fried Quail: Small Breasts and Huge Thighs and A Big Red ...

  3. News - Asia - BALI BOMBINGS

    Australian PM Julia Gillard pays respects at Bali blast site

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuta, Indonesia Gillard pays respects at Bali blast site Australia's prime minister paid her respects yesterday to the 202 people who died a decade ago in the Bali nightclub bombings, visiting a commemorative stone monument on the resort island. "This has been a very emotional 24 hours in Bali," Prime Minister Julia Gillard said after ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Julia Gillard's leadership hangs in balance ahead of Australia election

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 02:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Speculation intensified on Wednesday that Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard could be toppled by her party within days, with one report saying ex-leader Kevin Rudd was five votes from victory. The Australian Financial Review said Gillard, the nation’s first woman leader, was lagging so badly in opinion polls that even her more strident ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Pressure on Julia Gillard amid poll slump

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Chief whip admits there is unrest in the party but dismisses talk of leadership challenge Pressure on Gillard amid poll slump A key Australian government figure yesterday confirmed pre-election unrest within the Labor Party over Prime Minister Julia Gillard's leadership, but claimed there was no leadership challenge likely against her yet. ...

  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Julia Gillard, Australia's tough prime minister, faces more hard battles

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Julia Gillard's steely resolve brought her to the pinnacle of Australian politics and she will need all her fighting spirit if she isto stay there Julia Gillard is a tough-talking ... a carbon pollution tax and a controversial tax on mining profits through parliament. Julia Eileen Gillard was born on September 29, 1961 in Barry, a port town central to Welsh coal-mining. She ...

  7. News - World

    Dumped Australian PM Gillard says sexism 'glossed over'

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 04:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia’s first female leader Julia Gillard has spoken out against the “glossed over” sexism of her tenure, saying it would have ended political careers had it been about race, in an interview published on Saturday. Gillard’s time in office was marked by slights on her gender and constant commentary on everything from her style of dress ...

  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard announces September election

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Gillard’s surprise move sets stage for lengthy campaign; WikiLeaks’ Assange to seek seat Australian PM calls September election Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard yesterday set the stage for a gruelling eight-month election campaign, announcing that the nation would go the polls on September 14. Gillard, whose minority government holds power ...

  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    New low in Australian discourse as radio DJ asks Gillard is partner gay

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... political debate to new depths A menu at a conservative political fundraiser likens a dish to Prime Minister Julia Gillard's intimate anatomy. A radio host asks her on-air if her partner ... It doesn't go away JULIA GILLARD, PRIME MINISTER After a week of headlines filled with sexual innuendo and squalid attacks, The Australian Financial Review harrumphed: "We deserve better than ...

  10. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Julia Gillard triggers storm by calling opposition's Tony Abbott 'sexist'

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Agencies in Sydney

    ... Agencies in Sydney Australian PM hailed by US feminists after outburst against opposition leader, but her domestic audience not so impressed by fallout Gillard attackon 'sexist' abbott sets off storm A blistering attack by Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard in which she labelled the opposition leader a misogynist has gained attention and praise worldwide, ...




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