When Kevin Rudd was elected as party leader and Leader of the Opposition in DecemberGillard was elected unopposed as his deputy. The Broken Promise of a Labor Generation. Retrieved 3 January On 1 Decemberas part of a cross-factional political partnership with Kevin Rudd, Gillard challenged Jenny Macklin for the deputy leadership. And it is here where same-sex marriage is problematic. Retrieved 13 July It doesn't explain everything, it doesn't explain nothing, it explains some things.
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Chair of the Global Partnership for Education —present. This revelation caused particular conflict between Labor factions to surface, with Labor MP Darren Cheeseman calling on Gillard to resign, while his colleague Steve Gibbons called Rudd a "psychopath with a giant ego". You can get examples of the feminist critiques hereherehereand here for a starting point. Trump's tactics against his latest challenger could backfire spectacularly NRL makes stand on domestic violence, but history means scepticism is warranted OECD pushes for a global minimum corporate tax rate bybut is it wishful thinking? Retrieved 26 July But the debate had moved on in recent years and the claim by many activists for civil unions had been discarded in favour of the campaign for same-sex marriage.
Former Labor prime minister Julia Gillard says she accepts it is a matter of time before same-sex marriage is legal in Australia. Retrieved 22 August Retrieved 26 August I am not in favour of decriminalisation of any of our drug laws. If you have inside knowledge of a topic in the news, contact the ABC. Retrieved 23 March Delivering the Michael Kirby lecture in Melbourne on Wednesday, Gillard said she had been so concerned about the issue she had changed the topic of her speech.