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Julia Gillard

  • Australia repeals maligned 2-year-old carbon tax Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 1:31 AM ET

    SYDNEY— Australia's government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of contention over a measure that became political poison for the lawmakers who imposed it.

  • Australia repeals controversial carbon tax Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 9:36 PM ET

    SYDNEY— Australia's government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of contention over a measure that became political poison for the lawmakers who imposed it.

  • Australia's Former PM Rudd to Challenge Gillard     Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 2:46 AM ET

    Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard has called a leadership ballot for 11.00 CET this morning. Matthew Taylor has more.

  • Splat! Aussie Prime Minister Hit by Sandwich     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 7:50 PM ET

    A student threw a salami sandwich at Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Thursday. It is the second time this month that a sandwich was thrown at her. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.

  • Former Woodside Adviser Joins Australia's Cabinet Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 1:16 AM ET
    Gary Gray; Diosdado Engono Bengono

    Australia's prime minister appointed Gary Gray, a former adviser to the country's largest oil and gas firm Woodside Petroleum, as resources minister on Monday.

  • *India re-examining all investment deals due to Vodafone spat.

  • India, Australia to begin talks on uranium exports Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 2:04 AM ET

    NEW DELHI-- India and Australia agreed Wednesday to begin negotiations on civil nuclear energy cooperation that would eventually allow the export of Australian uranium to the energy-starved South Asian nation.

  • *Auto makers, including Maruti Suzuki and Mahindra& Mahindra. KEY EVENTS Mon: Sept. inflation data Mon: Reliance Industries, Axis Bank earnings. Mon: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard visits India Tues: Maruti Suzuki.

  • Decade after attack, tears for dead, hope for Bali Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 5:50 AM ET

    BALI, Indonesia-- A decade after bombs ripped through two Bali nightclubs, Friday was filled with reminders of what was lost in this tropical paradise, and what was not.

  • Julia Gillard's Likeability Questioned     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 5:05 AM ET

    Mark Rolfe, Lecturer - School of Social Sciences and International Studies University of New South Wales and Peter Chen, Lecturer - Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney explain why they don't think that Julia Gillard will survive a re-election. They further discuss reasons why their respective candidates of choice are likely to win the next election.

  • Mark Dreyfus, Australia's Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change tells CNBC that most Australian citizens stand to gain from tax cuts and other benefits announced under the new carbon tax.

  • Australia Should Focus on Reforms After Vote     Sunday, 26 Feb 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Rob Oakeshott, Independent MP, says after Australia's Labor Party vote, the government should now focus on reforms and push forward reforms.

  • Australia's Leadership Tussle Frustrates Business Leaders Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 | 11:13 PM ET
    Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and former Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd.

    The leadership tussle between Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard and former Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd is frustrating business leaders who see the current political deadlock coming in the way of key economic reforms.

  • Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd

    Even as the Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard called for a leadership vote on Thursday, one economist told CNBC that the Australian economy faced greater risk from high levels of household debt than from any political uncertainty.

  • Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia, says if Rudd does not succeed in next Monday's labor party vote, his political career will be over.

  • What's On: Japan, Energy CEOs and Dendreon Sunday, 13 Mar 2011 | 8:50 PM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • What's On: Manure, Banks, Education and Australia's PM Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 5:49 PM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.