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Australia's first female PM's 'murderous rage' over sexism
Australia's first female PM's 'murderous rage' over sexism

Australia's first female premier Julia Gillard has described her "murderous rage" at her sexist treatment but said she would do it all again in her first public appearance since being dumped.

Australia's first female PM's 'murderous rage' over sexism
Australia's former prime minister Julia Gillard. ©REUTERS/Andrew Taylor
Dumped Australian PM Gillard says sexism 'glossed over'

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.

Dumped Australian PM Gillard says sexism 'glossed over'
Australian women rally behind ousted female PM Gillard
Australian women rally behind ousted female PM Gillard

An Australian women's group defended ousted premier Julia Gillard on Friday, saying the nation's first female leader had battled treachery in her own party and "gross disrespect" while in office.

Australian women rally behind ousted female PM Gillard
Rudd sworn in as Australia's new prime minister
Rudd sworn in as Australia's new prime minister

Kevin Rudd was sworn in as Australia's new prime minister Thursday almost three years to the day since he was ruthlessly ousted from the top job by Julia Gillard, as Labor fights for electoral survival.

Rudd sworn in as Australia's new prime minister
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. ©REUTERS
Host suspended for asking if Australia PM's partner gay

An Australian radio presenter has been suspended after pressing embattled Prime Minister Julia Gillard on air whether her hairdresser boyfriend Tim Mathieson is gay.

Host suspended for asking if Australia PM's partner gay
Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. ©REUTERS/Gus Ruelas
Gillard teams with Schwarzenegger on climate action

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard joined forces with former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Thursday to urge global action on climate change, saying politics must be put aside.

Gillard teams with Schwarzenegger on climate action
Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard. ©REUTERS/Aly Song
Australia defends decision to leave bodies in ocean

Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Tuesday defended her government's decision to leave the bodies of drowned asylum-seekers in the ocean following criticism more would have been done had they been Australians.

Australia defends decision to leave bodies in ocean
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Australian prime minister dodges another sandwich

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.

Australian prime minister dodges another sandwich
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. ©REUTERS/Andrew Taylor
Australian PM brought to tears in parliament

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's tough exterior cracked Wednesday as she choked back tears while introducing a bill into parliament on disability reforms.

Australian PM brought to tears in parliament
Australia PM heading for crushing election defeat: poll
Australia PM heading for crushing election defeat: poll

Australia's Labor government is heading for a crushing defeat in this year's election, a poll showed Tuesday as a senior minister blamed the party's bloodletting for driving voters to the opposition.

Australia PM heading for crushing election defeat: poll
Australia to go to the polls on September 14: PM
Australia to go to the polls on September 14: PM

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Wednesday broke with tradition and announced the nation would go to the polls on September 14, saying she wanted to give "shape and order" to the year.

Australia to go to the polls on September 14: PM
Australian PM warns of 'zombie, K-Pop' doomsday
Australian PM warns of 'zombie, K-Pop' doomsday

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Thursday weighed into the debate about whether the world will end on December 21 under the Mayan calendar in a spoof video about Korean pop and flesh-eating zombies.

Australian PM warns of 'zombie, K-Pop' doomsday
Australia's Abbott says sorry to childless PM in new row
Australia's Abbott says sorry to childless PM in new row

Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott apologised Tuesday after saying the government was inexperienced when it comes to having babies, a comment seen as a dig at childless Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

Australia's Abbott says sorry to childless PM in new row
Australia PM poll boost after sexism speech
Australia PM poll boost after sexism speech

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's popularity has surged following her aggressive speech calling the opposition leader a misogynist and a sexist, a poll showed Monday.

Australia PM poll boost after sexism speech
Australia PM misogyny speech sparks dictionary rethink
Australia PM misogyny speech sparks dictionary rethink

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's fiery speech calling the opposition leader a misogynist on Wednesday prompted a leading dictionary to broaden its definition of the word.

Australia PM misogyny speech sparks dictionary rethink
Australia PM makes surprise visit to Afghanistan
Australia PM makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has made a surprise visit to Afghanistan, seeking assurances from President Hamid Karzai that he is doing all he can to halt "insider attacks".

Australia PM makes surprise visit to Afghanistan
Gillard accused of letting down Australian women
Gillard accused of letting down Australian women

Prime Minister Julia Gillard was Wednesday accused of letting down Australian women by defending her tainted parliamentary speaker and using gender to deflect criticism.

Gillard accused of letting down Australian women
German left-wing MP visits Assange at Ecuador embassy
German left-wing MP visits Assange at Ecuador embassy

German far-left MP Sevim Dagdelen on Sunday visited Julian Asange, who has been holed up at Ecuador's embassy in London since June, and afterwards expressed her solidarity with the Wikileaks founder.

German left-wing MP visits Assange at Ecuador embassy

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