Australia gets first female prime minister

24th June 2010, Comments 0 comments

Julia Gillard is the new prime minister of Australia, after Kevin Rudd stepped down in a last-minute shuffle of the Labor Party, ending Rudd’s two-and-a-half years at the helm. She is the first woman to serve in the role. Gillard, a lawyer, says she will call for a general election in coming months, but did ...

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