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Vale Joan Kirner (1938 – 2015): You leave a lasting legacy.

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Date: 3 June 2015
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Joan Kirner, Victoria’s first woman premier, passed away on Monday after succumbing to oesophageal cancer. She was only seventy-six.

Politicians from both sides of the political divide were …

Thank You, Julia Gillard.

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Date: 27 June 2013
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To Julia Gillard, Australia’s first woman Prime Minister. Many thanks for doing the hard work so that other women may follow. Given what you have had to endure, from within …

‘Get on the spouses bus’ – would it have happened here?

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Date: 15 September 2011
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New Zealand officials have apologised to Prime Minister Julia Gillard after a driver refused to let her on to a bus with other leaders during the Pacific Islands forum in …

Gillard Grabs Her Moment In History

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Date: 24 June 2010
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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 …