June 23, 2010

RHYMES WITH THUD:

Gillard becomes first female PM (AAP, 6/24/10)

Julia Gillard has become Australia's first female Prime Minister after Kevin Rudd stood down as Labor Party leader.

"The next Labor prime minister and the first female prime minister of this country will be Julia Gillard," caucus returning officer Michael Forshaw told reporters after emerging from a party room meeting.

Posted by Orrin Judd at June 23, 2010 7:44 PM
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