Julia Gillard


Don’t get too caught up in politics

2:15PM | Friday, 24 February 2012 |  Leadership tussles may be fascinating, but don't lose sight of what's really important.

Got a Rudd vs Gillard fight brewing in your workplace? Here are five ways to stop office politics before it gets nasty

2:48PM | Friday, 24 February 2012 |  Office politics is brutal and can bring down a company completely. Here are five ways to stop it before it starts.

Business leaders hit out at “debilitating” Labor leadership battle

2:24PM | Thursday, 23 February 2012 |  Labor’s leadership battle could cripple the already-fragile state of business confidence, business groups warn, with concerns raised over how Kevin Rudd’s potential return would affect conditions.

Top 10 things that start-ups need from the prime minister

2:40PM | Thursday, 23 February 2012 |  Whether it’s Kevin or Julia that ends up in charge, it’s time for Australian start-ups to get a fair shake of the sauce bottle. Moving forwards, here is a no-spin 10 point plan to boost the numbers for Australian small business. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

THE NEWS WRAP: Gillard set to call a leadership ballot today

2:16AM | Thursday, 23 February 2012 |  Julia Gillard is expected to call a leadership ballot today, in response to yesterday’s dramatic resignation of Kevin Rudd.

Kevin Rudd resigns as foreign minister, positions for leadership challenge

2:07PM | Wednesday, 22 February 2012 |  Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has staged a dramatic press conference in Washington, resigning as foreign minister and announcing he will return home to consult, family, friends and political colleagues about his future – which now looks likely to include a leadership push.

Arbib replaces Sherry as Small Business Minister

12:05PM | Monday, 12 December 2011 |  The Gillard Government has appointed Mark Arbib as Australia’s Small Business Minister following the resignation of Nick Sherry, who held the title for little more than a year.

$18 million Australia-China research fund to strengthen ties

11:49PM | Thursday, 17 November 2011 |  Australia’s ties with China look set to strengthen even more, with Australia-China research collaborations to receive an addition $18 million under a new government-funded initiative.

Disability insurance scheme set to spark start-up opportunities

8:23PM | Friday, 12 August 2011 |  The creation of a national disability insurance scheme would be a boon for the private sector, experts claim, suggesting there are business opportunities as the industry welcomes more commercial providers.

THE NEWS WRAP: Emergency talks held over Eurozone debt crisis

8:09AM | Monday, 8 August 2011 |  European financial chiefs have held emergency talks over whether to prevent Italy and Spain being dragged into the debt crisis that has fuelled turmoil across global markets.