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Julia Gillard addresses Parliament

In February 2011 Julia Gillard, prime minister of Australia, became the first head of a foreign government to address the New Zealand Parliament. Gillard announced that the annual meeting between the prime ministers of the two countries would be restored, and spoke about the history and characteristics of the Anzac spirit.

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Philippa Mein Smith, 'Australia and New Zealand - Trade relations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/33141/julia-gillard-addresses-parliament (accessed 1 June 2020)

Story by Philippa Mein Smith, published 20 Jun 2012