Julia Gillard

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Julia review – new play about Julia Gillard misses an opportunity
Justine Clarke is electrifying delivering the former PM’s misogyny speech, but the work fails to reckon with the complexities of her legacy

Cassie Tongue

05, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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The NDIS has transformed my life – and the last thing we need is media hysteria about its cost | Elly Desmarchelier
The national conversation on the NDIS has been dominated by able-bodied commentators declaring the scheme’s cost ‘a blowout’

Elly Desmarchelier

25, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Sky News’ Chris Kenny fails to read fine print over Facebook’s IPA ‘censorship’ | The Weekly Beast
It was the lack of a disclaimer, not censorship, that caused an Institute of Public Affairs video to be removed

Amanda Meade

07, Oct, 2022 @12:57 AM

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Julia Gillard: one-woman play starring Play School’s Justine Clarke to debut in 2023
Sydney Theatre Company’s announcement of the work, written by Joanna Murray-Smith, aligns with 10-year anniversary of former PM’s misogyny speech

Kelly Burke

06, Oct, 2022 @6:42 AM

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Julia Gillard’s misogyny speech has empowered me – to speak up about her government’s shortcomings | Margaret Ambrose
Legislation passed on the day the then PM delivered her slap-down has forced single-mother families into dire poverty

Margaret Ambrose

05, Oct, 2022 @3:57 AM

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‘I will not’: how Julia Gillard’s words of white-hot anger reverberated around the world
Ten years on from the misogyny speech, Katharine Murphy reflects on how it was framed at the time – and what has been gained since

Katharine Murphy

30, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Labor MP claims rate decisions based on ‘outdated and outmoded data’ – as it happened
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Caitlin Cassidy and Natasha May (earlier)

16, Sep, 2022 @8:51 AM

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Julia Gillard says Australia will ultimately become republic after death of Queen Elizabeth II
Former PM endorses Anthony Albanese’s view to wait on debate, saying ‘no rush’ on moving away from British head of state

Paul Karp

15, Sep, 2022 @11:05 PM

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Anthony Albanese’s government must learn from Labor’s last breakup with electoral power | Peter Lewis
The ALP enters this new relationship with the Australian people led by MPs who lived through the last implosion

Peter Lewis

31, May, 2022 @4:26 AM

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Julia Gillard makes rare appearance to back Katy Gallagher as Labor fears David Pocock upset
Labor strategists are concerned that former Wallaby, who is running as an independent in the ACT, could split the progressive vote

Katharine Murphy Political editor

15, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Will a hung parliament lead to ‘chaos’? What a Gillard v Morrison comparison reveals
The minority government led by Julia Gillard had more success passing legislation than Scott Morrison’s Coalition, analysis shows

Nick Evershed

04, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Julia Gillard: ‘There have been many takes on the misogyny speech. This is a truly special one’
Yolŋu artist Dhambit Munuŋgurr has been waiting a long time to get Gillard’s attention. On Friday at the National Gallery of Victoria, they finally met

Sian Cain

21, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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