Julia Gillard's misogyny speech still resonates on 10-year anniversary

By Blair Williams
October 9 2022 - 5:30am

Today marks 10 years since Australia's first female prime minister, Julia Gillard, stood at the despatch box to deliver an impassioned speech, eviscerating opposition leader Tony Abbott and striking a chord with women around Australia and the world who were fed up with the sexism and misogyny we're expected to silently suffer.

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