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Julia Gillard: In Conversation
Julia Gillard served as the 27th Prime Minister of Australia, and the Australian Labor Party leader from 2010 to 2013. She was the first woman to hold either position. My Story details her rise in the Labor Party, what propelled her and what sustained her during that time. It discusses the leadership issues, the political campaigns, and all the domestic and foreign policy issues that Julia Gillard faced as Prime Minister. My Story is a frank and candid memoir about being a woman at the highest levels of Australian political and public life.
When: Thursday 20 November, 6.30pm
Who: Julia Gillard, Joanna Norris
What: Join Julia Gillard for a thought-provoking evening as she discusses her life and politics with Joanna Norris, editor of The Press.
Venue: Charles Luney Auditorium, St Margaret's College
Price: $20 (service and transaction fees apply)Buy Tickets