Julia Gillard of the Labor Party, left, is sworn in as Australia's new prime minister by Governor-General Quentin Bryce, at Government House in Canberra, Australia, on Thursday, June 24, 2010. Gillard became Australia's first female prime minister, ousting Kevin Rudd as Labor Party leader after his plans to boost taxes on the mining industry deepened a slump in opinion polls. Source: Australia's Government House via Bloomberg

Julia Gillard of the Labor Party, left, is sworn in as Australia's new prime minister by Governor-General Quentin Bryce, at Government House in Canberra, Australia, on Thursday, June 24, 2010. Gillard became Australia's first female prime minister, ousting Kevin Rudd as Labor Party leader after his plans to boost taxes on the mining industry deepened a slump in opinion polls. Source: Australia's Government House via Bloomberg