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Julia Gillard - Australia News Today Headline

Julia Gillard (Julia Eileen Gillard) was born on 29 September 1961. Julia Gillard was sworn in as the 27th Prime Minister of Australia on 24 June 2010 and served in that office until June 2013. As Prime Minister and in her previous role as Deputy Prime Minister, Ms Gillard was central to the successful management of Australia’s economy, the 12th biggest economy in the world, during the Global Financial Crisis and as Australia positioned to seize the benefits of Asia’s rise. Ms Gillard developed Australia’s guiding policy paper, Australia in the Asian Century.

Ms Gillard delivered nation-changing policies including reforming Australian education at every level from early childhood to university education, creating an emissions trading scheme, improving the provision and sustainability of health care, aged care and dental care, commencing the nation’s first ever national scheme to care for people with disabilities and restructuring the telecommunications sector as well as building the National Broadband Network. Here's the full story.

Bungaree - First Aboriginal Australian - Australia News Today

Bungaree born on 1775 – 24 November 1830, with a happy disposition and much intelligence, accompanied Flinders in the Investigator (1801-2) and was thus the first Aboriginal known to have circumnavigated Australia. The Ku-ring-gai man was a conspicuous figure in early Sydney, and one of the most commonly represented people in colonial imagery.

Bungaree was a brilliant diplomat and despite language barriers could quickly ascertain the wishes of the coastal Aboriginal groups they encountered. Flinders therefore used him again on his most exploratory voyage, the circumnavigation of Australia in the HMS Investigator, from 1802 to 1803. It was on this expedition that much of Australia’s unknown coastline was mapped.Here's the full story.

Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern - Jacinda Ardern - New Zealand Politics News Today

Jacinda Ardern (Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern) was born on 26 July 1980 in Hamilton, New Zealand, and grew up rurally. She attended a Morrinsville College before graduating from the University of Waikato with a Bachelor of Communication Studies in Politics and Public Relations.

Post-university, she worked as an advisor in the office of then-Prime Minister Helen Clark, in London for the Government Cabinet Office and as an Assistant Director in the Department for Business and Enterprise, and on a review of Policing in England and Wales.Here's the full story.

Julie Bishop - Julie Isabel Bishop - Australia News in Politics

Julie Bishop (Julie Isabel Bishop) was born on 17 July 1956 in the Adelaide Hills, her family home was an apple and cherry orchard. She studied law at the University of Adelaide. By the age of 30 she had moved to Perth and was an established lawyer. She became managing partner in 1994 at the law firm Clayton Utz. Four years later she became the member of parliament for Curtin in Western Australia which took her to Canberra.

Julie Isabel Bishop career experienced a major boost when she became foreign minister in the Abbott cabinet in 2013. She was lauded for her handling of the disappearance of flight MH370, for which Australia continues to lead the search.Here's the full story.

Stephen Andrew - Australia News

Stephen Andrew born December 9th, 1968, is currently the sitting Member for Mirani, elected to Parliament on the 25th of November 2107 for One Nation. Stephen is a 5th Generation descendant from South Sea Islander ‘Kanakas’ who has deep roots within the Mirani electorate with both sides of Family being established from the late 1800’ within the Community from Rockhampton to Mackay.

As a Family Man Stephen has taken up the challenge to be a representative for the People, his experience is broad having both Electrical Fitter/Mechanic (Diploma Instruments) and Mechanical Trades, He still runs a successful firearms business and Mining/ Vertebrae Pest Management business that services both the Mining and Rural Sectors.Here's the full story.

Pauline Hanson - Australia Politics Today

Pauline Hanson (Pauline Lee Hanson) was born 27 May 1954. Pauline Lee Hanson is an Australian politician who is the founder and leader of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Party. She is currently a Senator representing Queensland in the Parliament of Australia. Hanson first entered politics as a member of Ipswich City Council in 1994.

In 1978, Pauline and her second husband Mark, started their own plumbing business, employing apprentices and tradesmen, until her divorce in 1987. That same year she bought a small business takeaway, which she ran for 10 years until 1997, and was also a small cattle producer. In 1994 Pauline entered politics for the first time and was elected as a councillor on the Ipswich City Council till 1995.Here's the full story.

Scott Morrison - Australia Politics Headlines News

Scott Morrison (Scott John Morrison) or ScoMo as he is better known, was born on 13 May 1968. During his more than ten years in the parliament, ScoMo has established a reputation as a passionate advocate for his local community as well as a proven fixer for difficult policy problems in three senior Cabinet portfolios.

Scott Morrison was sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia on 24 August 2018 after being elected leader of the Liberal Party. He was first elected as the Federal Member for Cook in 2007.

His father was a policeman and his mother worked in administrative positions. They ran youth programs for the local church. His father also worked as a local-government councillor for 16 years.Here's the full story.

Malcolm Turnbull - Australia News in Politics Today

Malcolm Turnbull was born on 24.10.1954, Sydney, Australia. Malcolm and Lucy have lived in Wentworth all their lives, they raised their family here and know the strength and the diversity of the local community. Malcolm grew up in Vaucluse and Double Bay in the 1950s and 1960s and for much of his childhood, his father, Bruce, was a single parent.

Malcolm was educated at Vaucluse Public School and Sydney Grammar School. Malcolm’s high school education at Sydney Grammar was assisted by a scholarship. Seventeen years ago Malcolm arranged for an additional means tested scholarship to be established at Sydney Grammar in memory of his late father. Malcolm graduated from Sydney University with a BA LLB. He won a Rhodes Scholarship and completed a further law degree at Oxford.Here's the full story.