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Conferral of AC at Admiralty House

On June 25 2017 Julia Gillard was delighted to attend a ceremony to be invested with the insignia of her appointment as a Companion of the Order of Australia.

 

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In a ceremony presided over by His Excellency General The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Ms Gillard was honoured for her work as a distinguished Australian through her ‘eminent service to the Parliament of Australia, particularly as Prime Minister, through seminal contributions to economic and social development.’

 

Ms Gillard was specifically acknowledged for her work advocating for quality universal education, better care for people with disabilities, and improved social equity, together with for her continued work in the area of mental health services.