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Inaugural Prime Ministers’ Sporting Oration


Acknowledgements I acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, and, in a spirit of reconciliation, pay…

The Nelson Mandela Centenary Lecture by Julia Gillard


‘A Saint is a Sinner who keeps on trying.’ The life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.
Delivered by Julia Gillard at the Melbourne Town Hall on 13 July 2018.

Julia Gillard speaks in London in memory of Jo Cox MP


Julia recently spoke in memory of Jo Cox MP in London.

Julia Gillard speaks on the Future of the Commonwealth in London


Julia’s speech delivered at the Great Hall, King’s College, London on 5 October 2016

National Apology for Forced Adoptions


On 21 March 2013, then Prime Minister Julia Gillard apologised on behalf of the Australian Government to people affected by forced adoption or removal policies and practices. The national apology was delivered in the Great Hall of Parliament House, Canberra.

The “Misogyny Speech”


In October 2012, Julia Gillard rose to speak in the House of Representatives in reply to a motion from the Opposition Leader. Now widely described as the ‘Misogyny Speech’, it has since been viewed over 2.5 million times.

Maiden Speech


Julia Gillard was elected to the Federal electoral division of Lalor at the 1998 election. She remained the Member for Lalor until retiring from the Parliament in 2013.