Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, made her first official visit to Singapore in an invitation of Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Ms Gillard was accompanied by officials from the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Mr and Mrs Lee will also host an official dinner in honour of Ms Gillard visit.
Julia Gillard bacame Australia’s 27th Prime Minister and Australia’s First Woman Prime Minister. Miss Gillard was the Deputy Prime Minister upon Labor’s victory in the 2007 federal election, also serving as Minister for Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. Kelvin Rudd (former Prime Minister) lost the support of his party and stood aside. Read more »