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Your reactions: Julia Gillard and Anne Summers in Melbourne
In a pair of widely heralded (and instantly sold out) public talks, former Prime Minister Julia Gillard spoke to journalist, feminist and author Anne Summers about her time in power; the challenges, struggles with the media and the then-Opposition, and her own sometimes controversial positions on issues including misogyny, gay marriage and the price on carbon.
The events were broadcast live by ABC News 24 and Sky News from Sydney and Melbourne respectively. We weren’t able to bring you that video, but instead we asked attendees what brought them to hear Gillard in Melbourne, what they learned and in which ways their minds were changed.
Were you there? Tell us what you thought below.