2018-2019 Wasatch Speaker Series: Julia Gillard
Mon, Mar 11
Julia Gillard was sworn in as the 27th Prime Minister of Australia on 24 June 2010 and served in that office until June 2013.As Prime Minister and in her previous role as Deputy Prime Minister, Ms Gillard was essential to the successful management of Australia’s economy, the 12th biggest economy in the world, during the Global Financial Crisis and as Australia positioned to seize the benefits of Asia’s rise. Ms Gillard developed Australia’s guiding policy paper, Australia in the Asian Century. Ms Gillard delivered nation-changing policies including reforming Australia education at every level from early childhood to university education, creating an emissions trading scheme, improving the provision and sustainability of health care, aged care and dental care, commencing the nation’s first ever national scheme to care for people with disabilities and restructuring the telecommunications sector as well as advancing a national broadband network.
- Presented By: Wasatch Speaker Series
- Dates: March 11, 2019
- Location: Abravanel Hall
- Address: 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
- Time: 7:00 PM to 11:59 PM