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Will Julia Gillard's Government Last?

Nicole Hemmer | Posted 04.28.2013 | Home
Nicole Hemmer

Australian politicians rarely make a splash in America. But Prime Minister Julia Gillard managed to do just that, thanks to a 15-minute YouTube video that went viral last October.

The Mayan Calendar Is True: Deadpan Australian PM Gives Amazing Mock Doomsday Address

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 12.10.2012 | Weird News

In an amazing, 50 second clip released Thursday, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard delivers a perfectly deadpan doomsday address that is as hair...

LOOK: PM Launches Blistering Attack On Sexism

Posted 10.09.2012 | Home

Australia's female Prime Minister Julia Gillard gave an "epic speech on sexism" on Tuesday, when she traded heated blows in Parliament with opposition...

WATCH: Politician's Blind Loyalty

Posted 04.27.2012 | Media

Plenty of politicians dutifully follow their party's line. But, as one Telegraph report noted, they usually find out what that line is before they go ...

Michael McLaughlin

Straighten Up, Folks! It's Global Planking Day! (But Real Plankers Couldn't Care Less) | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Planking is the latest fad from the Land Down Under, but the excitement for it is drying up faster than the hoopla surrounding previous Australian exp...

Julia Gillard: Australia's First Female Prime Minister

Alex Rafalowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alex Rafalowicz

Thursday in Canberra, Julia Gillard emerged from a meeting of the parliamentary Labor Party ('the caucus') as the new leader of the Australian Labor Party (ALP).