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Progress on uranium sale to India on expected lines: Aus PM

Gillard made the comments during a function where she also addressed a group of supporters of her Labor Party, especially from Indian and other South Asian communities.

Gillard defends tightening of working visa norms

Defending her stand on tightening of working visa norms, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said her case for a crackdown 457 visa rules will ensure that jobs of the country go first to the local inhabitants.

Gillard backs foreign temporary work visas 'crackdown'

Under the 457 visa scheme, Australian employers can sponsor qualified overseas workers to the fill nominated positions for up to four-years, if the vacancy cannot be filled locally.

Gillard asks business leaders to engage in Asia

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has asked the country's business leaders to engage in Asia, saying that the region holds the key to the country's future success.

India thanks Australian PM on uranium supply issue

This was conveyed by External Affairs Minister S M Krishna, who called on her and discussed other key bilateral and international issues, including situation in Afghanistan.

It's possible to access Australian uranium, says Sharma

Gillard, who arrived here on a three-day visit on Monday, had said that Australia was open on selling uranium to India.

Aus, India likely to ink uranium deal during Gillard's visit

Australia is close to finalise a uranium safeguards agreement with India that would allow it to sell the yellowcake to the Asian giant, Foreign Minister Bob Carr said Sunday.