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Gillard Grabs Her Moment In History

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Date: 24 June 2010

As I edited the entry for Julia Gillard in the Australian Women’s Register today, I had to create a new occupational category, never used for an Australian woman before – PRIME MINISTER! Who would have thought? At 12:30 today (June 24, 2010), Australia’s first woman Governor General, her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce, will swear into office Australia’s first women Prime Minister, the Honourable Ms Julia Gillard. I can’t wait to see the pictures!

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  1. Joanne Evans says:

    Wow – just watched it from a stormy Ann Arbor. Historic moment indeed.

  2. Yes Nikki, you are making history as is Julia!!! Amazing news, who ever would have thought that we would see a woman G-G swearing a woman PM?

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