kevin rudd

Researcher says gender puts Gillard at a disadvantage

October 15th, 2012

A new study on media attitudes to Prime Minister Julia Gillard suggests she is held to a different standard because of her gender and that female ambition in Australia remains 'ideologically problematic'.

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PR students have Rudd-y good time at Africa Down Under

September 5th, 2012

Public Relations students from Murdoch University’s School of Media Communication and Culture lent a hand – and met some big names – at the Africa Down Under Conference in Perth.

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Kevin Rudd surprises Murdoch students and pop singer in whirlwind trip

January 13th, 2012

Visiting Murdoch students, both current and former, was at the top of Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd’s itinerary on a recent trip to Jakarta.

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Labor Party transcends its leader

June 24th, 2010

Political comment by Janice Dudley: Julia Gillard’s new role as Prime Minister is a positive move for women in Australian politics, realistically it’s following a pattern of the Labor Party turning to women in difficult electoral circumstances.

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Can Julia Stop the Spin Cycle?

June 24th, 2010

Some people might have found it typically long-winded and self-congratulatory, but Kevin Rudd’s farewell speech was one moment when he was more interested in communication and less in spin. It was one of his best moments because it was honest and from the heart.

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