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Summary

Julia Gillard (born as Julia Eileen Gillard in Barry, Wales, United Kingdom) is a famous Statesman from Australia, she is 56 years old and still alive, born September 29, 1961.

Biography

Julia Eileen Gillard is an Australian politician who in 2010 took over as Prime Minister of Australia after she was elected leader of the Australian Labor Party. She is Australia's first female prime minister and the first foreign-born prime minister since Billy Hughes, who was prime minister during the period 1915 to 1923.

Gillard is the daughter of a Welsh coal miner, and Aneurin Bevan as one of its political role models.

The family emigrated to Australia in 1966 to let her daughter grow in a warmer climate because of her asthma. They settled in Adelaide. In 1978, Gillard graduated from Unley High School. Then she studied at the University of Adelaide before she began studying at the University of Melbourne where she studied arts and law. She graduated in 1986.

In 1987 she started the law firm Slater & Gordon in Werribee in Victoria, where she worked in labor law. In 1990, when she was 29 years, she became one of the law firm's partners.

She was first elected to the Australian Parliament from a circuit in Melbourne in 1998 and later re-elected in 2001, 2004 and 2007.

In 2006 she was elected vice chairman of the Australian Labor Party and 24 June 2010 she became its leader after Prime Minister Kevin Rudd resigned as a result of leading the struggle in the party.

She won the election in autumn 2010 despite a decrease of 11 seats.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 13 quotes who is written / told by Julia.

Related authors: Aneurin Bevan

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julia_Gillard

Famous quotes by Julia Gillard (13)


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"The global economic outlook remains fragile and uncertain. Global economic imbalances persist and we must address them or risk future instability"
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"I know reform is never easy. But I know reform is right"
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"Afghanistan must never again be a safe haven for terrorism"
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"Those of you who have spent time with Australians know that we are not given to overstatement. By nature we are laconic speakers and by conviction we are realistic thinkers"
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"There is a reason the world always looks to America"
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"Here in Australia we do get impacted by global economic events. But we should have some confidence that our economy has got strong underlying fundamentals"
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"America has always understood this principle of the economy - that everyone can benefit when everyone competes"
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"We encourage China to engage as a good global citizen and we are clear-eyed about where differences do lie"
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"I want you to know what I have told Australia's Parliament in Canberra - what I told General Petraeus in Kabul - what I told President Obama in the Oval Office this week. Australia will stand firm with our ally the United States"
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"Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity... and these in turn rely on the education of our people"
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"I know people are looking at what's happening in Washington and then they also look at events in Europe, in Greece and Portugal and other places and worry about that"
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"Through hard work and education, we can deliver a strong economy and opportunity for all"
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"My guiding principle is that prosperity can be shared. We can create wealth together. The global economy is not a zero-sum game"


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