Politics Julia Gillard

  • SYDNEY, Feb 8- Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday ruled out a rise in the Goods and Services Tax under pressure from within his own party, further raising the possibility that he may dissolve parliament and call a snap election. "At this stage, I remain to be convinced or persuaded that a tax mix switch of that kind would actually give us the...

  • *Chairman says Dongfang could distribute Australia fruit in China. That could be good news for Australia's faltering push to brand itself as' Asia's fruit bowl', with exports of fruit from the country to China still only standing at around $30 million a year. "We hope to become a beachhead for Australian primary industries to export to China through our...

  • *Australia gets fourth prime minister in two years. CANBERRA/ SYDNEY, Sept 15- New prime minister Malcolm Turnbull dashed hopes of swift action on progressive issues such as same-sex marriage after he was sworn in as Australia's fourth leader in two years on Tuesday, promising instead to focus on improving a faltering economy. Turnbull had previously been...

  • *Australia gets fourth prime minister in two years. CANBERRA/ SYDNEY, Sept 15- New Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull promised to focus on stability and improving a faltering economy as the public woke up on Tuesday to their fourth leader in two years. The Liberal Party voted in a secret ballot late on Monday to oust Tony Abbott as the leader of the senior...

  • CANBERRA, Sept 15- Australian prime minister elect Malcolm Turnbull promised to focus on improving the country's faltering economy as the public woke up on Tuesday to its fourth leader in two years. The ruling Liberal Party voted to oust Tony Abbott as prime minister in favour of Turnbull, a multi-millionaire former tech entrepreneur who is hugely popular...

  • CANBERRA, Sept 14- Australia will have its fifth prime minister in eight years after the ruling Liberal Party on Monday voted out Tony Abbott in favor of longtime rival Malcolm Turnbull, following months of infighting and crumbling voter support. Turnbull, a multi-millionaire former tech entrepreneur, won a secret party vote by 54 to 44, Liberal Party chief...

  • Gillard on being a woman in politics Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Gillard on being a woman in politics

    Former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, talks about her treatment as a woman politician.

  • Why it's easier to be a female PM now: Gillard Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Why it's easier to be a female PM now: Gillard

    Former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, talks about women in politics.

  • Julia Gillard on Australian politics Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Julia Gillard on Australian politics

    Former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, talks about Australian politics.

  • Parallels between UK and Aussie politics: Gillard Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Parallels between UK and Aussie politics: Gillard

    Former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, talks about U.K.'s Labour party.

  • Why Aneurin "Nye" Bevan is a role model: Gillard Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Why Aneurin

    Former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, talks about Welsh politician, Aneurin "Nye" Bevan.

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

    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
    Sandwich Thrown at Australian Prime Minister

    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
    Julia Gillard's Likeability Questioned

    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.

  • 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.