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17 hrs ago | Paramatta Sun

Julia Gillard's story to be told at Rvierside

Julia Gillard will reflect on her time in public life: the policies, the issues and the experiences that defined her time in the cauldron of Australian politics, at Riverside Theatres on October 1. From her election as the member for Melbourne on October 3, 1998, through her term as Australia's 27th Prime Minister and her departure from Parliament on September 7, 2013, at a special Whitlam Institute event at Parramatta Riverside Theatre's. Gillard will explore her story of the road to reform, within the intimacy of the Riverside Theatre's Lennox Theatre.

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Yesterday | The Age

Abbott stripped Rudd of entitlements

Tony Abbott stripped Kevin Rudd of travel entitlements he had granted his prime ministerial predecessor just one month prior, documents show. But the Prime Minister's office defended the action on Tuesday night and said the Coalition had simply unwound special deals cooked up by the Labor Party.

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Related Topix: Kevin Rudd

Sun Sep 14, 2014

ITV

Julia Gillard warns Ebola 'robs children of education'

The British nurse who survived Ebola has hinted he could return to the country where he contracted the deadly virus within "a few weeks". In an interview with the Guardian, the 29-year-old volunteer nurse from Suffolk said, "It's the least I could do to go back and return the favour to some other people, even just for a little while."

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Wed Sep 10, 2014

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No matter how many questions, the campaign against Gillard will never end

Julia Gillard haters got their moment to shine yesterday when Gillard fronted the unions royal commission. But not one managed to land a blow.

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Yahoo!

Gillard survives grilling on graft

The royal commission into union corruption has failed to land a killer blow on Julia Gillard over her role in a union slush fund scandal despite almost four hours of questioning. But the former prime minister admitted she would do things differently than more than 20 years ago, reflecting "none of us get to go back in a time machine".

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

NEWS.com.au

Dannii, ex set for Perth Fashion Festival

POLICE have found a man's body and a gun in a dam at the farm where nurse Kim Hunt and her three young children were found murdered. JULIA Gillard has told a royal commission that she can't remember who paid the deposit for a house allegedly bought using union re-election funds.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Warriena Wright's final tragic hours

JULIA Gillard has told a royal commission it was common to provide free legal advice to unions. We have live coverage of her evidence.

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NEWS.com.au

Oz terror threat level may be raised

THE immigration minister will announce tougher airport security measures as the domestic spy agency considers raising Australia's terrorist threat level. JULIA Gillard has appeared at the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

ABC News

Gillard to respond to slush fund allegations at royal commission

Former prime minister Julia Gillard is due to front the royal commission into trade unions today to again respond to allegations relating to a union slush fund she has always strenuously denied. As part of its investigation into the Australian Workers Union , the commission is examining a slush fund which was set up by Ms Gillard's former boyfriend, AWU official Bruce Wilson.

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ABC News

Julia Gillard blamed ALP enemies for home renovation rumours

MARK COLVIN: For two decades, Julia Gillard has been the subject of rumours that union funds were used to pay for some of her home renovations. The former Prime Minister is expected to be asked about the speculation when she faces the Royal Commission into union corruption tomorrow.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

NEWS.com.au

No weapon found in gunshot wound mystery

A FEDERAL Labor MP has written to the Australian Federal Police asking them to investigate government backbencher Mal Brough over how he obtained Peter Slipper's diary. SHE'S baaaack.

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Canberra City News

Grattan / ICAC set to send more rumbles through the conservative side of politics

THE sticky paper of scandal and the politics of money are embroiling players across the spectrum, with claims and revelations guaranteed to further disillusion already cynical voters. In the week that Julia Gillard is due to appear before the royal commission into union corruption, federal Liberal minister Arthur Sinodinos will be back giving evidence at the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

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NEWS.com.au

Happy pill hope to cure depression

A MELBOURNE woman marking her retirement with a dream safari holiday is one of two Australians killed in a horrific bus crash in Kenya. FORMER prime minister Julia Gillard will be grilled about her role in setting up a union slush fund when she fronts the union corruption royal commission tomorrow.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

NEWS.com.au

Julia Gillard ready for a grilling

FORMER prime minister Julia Gillard will be grilled about her role in setting up a union slush fund when she fronts the union corruption royal commission tomorrow. HI-TECH surveillance to curb illegal parking around Melbourne schools is set to be expanded.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

'Fraud' will dog Gillard forever

History will record that the largest criminal organisation in Australia was protected by the first woman prime minister of Australia. This is going to be a big month for Julia Gillard's reputation.

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Related Topix: Construction

The Age

I'm glad I chose Labor: Oakeshott

Former independent MP Rob Oakeshott has panned the federal government's handling of the budget and says he's glad he backed Labor to power in 2010. On the first anniversary of the Abbott government, Mr Oakeshott told a Brisbane Writers Festival audience he's now seeing what would have happened if he and fellow independents Tony Windsor and Bob Katter had struck a deal with the coalition instead of Labor.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Age

Julia Gillard to front royal commission

Julia Eileen Gillard will invite the public to judge her on the three years and three days she spent as prime minister when she releases her memoirs later this month. But this week, she will also face the judgment of the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption when it questions her about her life before politics and allegations money from a union slush fund helped pay for renovations to her home in the early 1990s.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

ABC News

Abbott heads to India with plans to sign uranium deal

Prime Minister Tony Abbott will arrive in India this morning with plans to sign a nuclear cooperation agreement that will allow Australia to sell uranium to New Delhi.

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Related Topix: World News, India,

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Yahoo!

Jobs hope as mine tax gets axe

The resources sector believes there will be a surge in jobs and investment after the mining tax was finally killed by Federal Parliament yesterday.

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Canberra Times

Royal commission into child sex abuse extended for two years

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse that was initiated by former prime minister Julia Gillard has been extended for another two years by the Coalition.

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