Leading Australian journalist and author, Dr Anne Summers AO, delivered Her Rights At Work? The Political Persecution of Australia’s First Female Prime Minister at the University of Newcastle’s 2012 Human Rights and Social Justice Lecture on Friday 31 August.

Dr Summers conducted a forensic examination of the ways she claims Ms Gillard has been denigrated by the Federal Opposition, the media, in social media forums and via other channels.

Her presentation was eye-opening. If you missed the lecture, watch it via the University of Newcastle’s YouTube channel. Or read the speech here.

Dr Anne Summers’ opinion piece was also featured in the Sydney Morning Herald and the Newcastle Herald on Saturday, 1 September 2012. Read it here.