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Follow Crikey’s latest coverage of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Crikey’s Julia Gillard coverage includes independent news, blogs and commentary.


Labor’s legacy under Abbott’s axe: what will survive?

The Abbott government wants to hack down much of Labor’s legacy. We investigate which Labor reforms are likely to survive, and who history may come to judge as the better PM out of Rudd and Gillard.

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Media briefs: New Matilda lives … sleeping Palmer … Gillard book …

New Matilda lands a new owner… the first look at Julia Gillard’s memoir… sleeping Palmer a sitting duck…

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Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: light at the end of the tunnel edition

Julia Gillard reviews Game of Thrones, Arthur Sinodinos can’t recall much of anything, and the Greens are OK in WA.

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Caro’s flotsam and jetsam: missing MH370 … pollie pride … March in March …

Remember Julia Gillard’s misogyny speech? Here is a version set to music that will bring tears to your eyes. Plus: are things ever going to get better?

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Wilkie: Gillard’s backroom deal — and how she betrayed me

Julia Gillard came to the member for Denison with a curious proposal. Federal MP Andrew Wilkie is now spilling the beans on the secret deal — and why he ultimately tore up an agreement once she stabbed him in the back.

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Tips and rumours

Regional newspapers to consolidate? … Gillard delivers on memoirs … is Eric Abetz the most powerful person in Tas? …

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Rex donations going awry … Sydney arts coverage under threat? … Gillard is back and blogging …

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Keane’s 2013 in review: on trust, narratives and secrets

The failure of governments to earn the trust of voters was a major theme in 2013. This will make governing difficult until — if ever — governments regain that trust.

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iSentia index: three PMs, two governments keep people talking

Tony Abbott has fought off his two Labor leadership counterparts to take out the dubious honour of most talked-about politician in 2013. See who else made the list …

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Tips and rumours

The Abbott family’s BMW association … researchers told: don’t mention climate change … Gillard speaks on girls’ education …

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Tips and rumours

Qld teachers shafted? … political car leases … we bring you Scott Ludlam’s Movember …

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Welcome to Australia in 2014, an all-Coalition country

It’s likely that the Coalition will hold a near-clean sweep of state governments next year. Crikey hits the archives to ask if this will pose a problem for Tony Abbott.

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Farewell Kevin Rudd: a sensitive enigma touched by revenge

Kevin Rudd dropped his bombshell in Parliament at 8.30pm last night. Our reporter was in a bar nearby when the text messages landed — signalling the end for one of our more enigmatic and controversial pollies. This is how the day unfolded.

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The good, the bad and the ugly: what MPs said about Kevin

Kevin Rudd: parliamentary hero, Labor victim, an inconvenience to the voters of Griffith? This is how MPs reacted to news of Rudd’s resignation last night. Perhaps it is indeed “all about Kevin”, as one Senator said.

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Tips and rumours

Joe Hockey smokes cigars … posh lunch for Ten’s Wake Up staff today … Gillard film to be made, but who plays Rudd? …

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Gillard’s post-politics paycheque

Crikey readers discuss whether Julia Gillard’s new earnings are any of our business.

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Totting up Gillard’s income — author, speaker, ex-PM

Julia Gillard should make a pretty good income next year as she writes her memoirs, gives speeches and earns the standard ex-PMs salary. Crikey tots up the total.

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Bob Brown on the Greens’ preference deals

Crikey readers have their say on the Julia Gillard interviews, the US shutdown and Greens preferences in the senate.

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Another prime ministerial performance from Gillard

She was formidable, flawless … and highly electable. Julia Gillard’s speech in Melbourne last night showed us a glimpse of the prime minister she could have been. So what happened?

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iSentia index: Joyce and Brandis draw fire, but Abbott on top

Tony Abbott still takes the lion’s share of media mentions, despite controversy among his MPs.

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Giving Gillard a fair go

Crikey readers have their say on Julia Gillard’s Opera House interview, and the nitty gritty of polling figures.

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Tips and rumours

Kate McClymont runs for Uni Syd Senate … Ann Summers pals up with Qantas … Who is Richard Bolt?

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: more losers than winners

Commercial networks couldn’t cut a break last night, as viewers watched Julia Gillard on News24 or turned off altogether.

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At the Opera House, a Gillard curtain call to a cacophony of love

She hit out at the haters and a sell-out crowd went wild. Julia Gillard emerged from exile to talk to Anne Summers in front of a packed Sydney Opera House audience. Crikey was there.

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Psychic concerns should spark government action

Crikey readers have their say on regulating psychics and Wayne Swan’s budget management.

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