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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 29 September 1961Barry, Wales, UK
Birth NameJulia Eileen Gillard
Nickname Ju-Liar
Height 5' 5½" (1.66 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Julia Gillard was born on September 29, 1961 in Barry, Wales as Julia Eileen Gillard. She is an actress, known for 6PM with George Negus (2011), Australia Votes 2007 (2007) and Meet the Press (1992).

Trade Mark (2)

Broad Australian accent (Strine)
Red hair

Trivia (5)

Prime Minister of Australia (24 June 2010 - 26 June 2013).
Australia's first and to date only female Prime Minister.
Domestic partner of Tim Mathieson (2006 - present).
The only Australian prime minister to never marry.
First Australian Prime Minister to be born outside Australia since 1915 when Andrew Fisher's tenure ended.

Personal Quotes (13)

The global economic outlook remains fragile and uncertain. Global economic imbalances persist and we must address them or risk future instability.
There is a reason the world always looks to America.
America has always understood this principle of the economy - that everyone can benefit when everyone competes.
I know people are looking at what's happening in Washington and then they also look at events in Europe, in Greece and Portugal and other places and worry about that.
Afghanistan must never again be a safe haven for terrorism.
I want you to know what I have told Australia's Parliament in Canberra - what I told General Petraeus in Kabul - what I told President Obama in the Oval Office this week. Australia will stand firm with our ally the United States.
Here in Australia we do get impacted by global economic events. But we should have some confidence that our economy has got strong underlying fundamentals.
We encourage China to engage as a good global citizen and we are clear-eyed about where differences do lie.
Through hard work and education, we can deliver a strong economy and opportunity for all.
Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity... and these in turn rely on the education of our people.
I know reform is never easy. But I know reform is right.
Those of you who have spent time with Australians know that we are not given to overstatement. By nature we are laconic speakers and by conviction we are realistic thinkers.
My guiding principle is that prosperity can be shared. We can create wealth together. The global economy is not a zero-sum game.

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