TV News LIES

Monday, Jul 28th

Last update06:04:47 AM GMT

You are here News International Kevin Rudd ousts Australia's first female PM Gillard

Kevin Rudd ousts Australia's first female PM Gillard

E-mail Print PDF

Kevin RuddKevin Rudd, Australia's former leader, has ousted Prime Minister Julia Gillard as Labor chief in a dramatic ballot, deposing the country's first female prime minister as the party fights for electoral survival.

The embattled Gillard - who announced she will quit politics in September - called the vote on Wednesday after a day of internal party manoeuvring in favour of her arch-rival and predecessor, whom she had deposed in 2010.

Rudd won the vote of Labor lawmakers 57 to 45 amid mounting unease in the party over an expected rout by Tony Abbott's conservative opposition at the national polls scheduled for September 14.

Gillard made a late-night visit to Governor General Quentin Bryce to offer her resignation and recommend Rudd be reinstated as prime minister, three years and two days after he was dumped by the party.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


U.S. releases images showing Russia firing into Ukraine

Photos: Russia fires into UkraineThe United States released a series of satellite images Sunday that appear to support its claims...

Bodies pulled from rubble in Gaza after Israel, Hamas begin 12-hour truce

gaza dead pulled from rubbleThousands of Gaza residents who had fled Israel-Hamas fighting streamed back to devastated border areas during...

U.S. embassy in Libya evacuated amid growing violence

US embassy in Syria evacuatedThe U.S. embassy in strife-torn Libya was evacuated early Saturday, under cover of American warplanes and...

Iraq: Isis warns women to wear full veil or face punishment

Isis warns womenIslamic State (Isis), the al-Qaida offshoot that seized large swathes of northern Iraq last month, has...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!