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#Kevin Rudd

# kevin-rudd - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Tony Abbott channels Enda and declares: 'Australia is open for business'

“Ireland is open for business,” the Taoiseach has declared on many, many occasions.

Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes election to this man

The Conservative challenger Tony Abbott has ousted Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd as millions of Australians voted overnight.

# kevin-rudd - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Column: Australian politics is at a crossroads – a fact belied by a lacklustre election campaign

Thousands of young Irish men and women in Australia on working visas are becoming caught up in an ugly xenophobic campaign about keeping jobs for locals, writes NSW Senator Ursula Stephens.

# kevin-rudd - Friday 23 August, 2013

Favourite in Australian election wants to buy Indonesian "smuggler boats"

Tony Abbott wants Australia to pay “wardens” in Indonesian villages as well as bounty payments to curb immigration into Australia.

# kevin-rudd - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

'No place' for sexism in Australia, says Rudd

The country’s prime minister made the comment after his election rival touted a candidate’s sex appeal.

# kevin-rudd - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Australia to go to polls on 7 September

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd hopes to complete a political comeback with victory for his Labor Party.

# kevin-rudd - Friday 19 July, 2013

Australian Prime Minister: We are closed to boatpeople from today

“Australians have had enough of seeing people drowning in the waters to our north,” said Australia Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

# kevin-rudd - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Australian PM vows to hold referendum to recognise Aboriginals

Kevin Rudd said he wants the matter put to the Australian people within two years of the election of the next parliament.

# kevin-rudd - Thursday 27 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's what the new Australian PM could learn from the Irish in Oz Home And Away This post contains videos

Here's what the new Australian PM could learn from the Irish in Oz

Can we have an official ‘Ireland loves Alf Stewart’ day please?

Australia's new leader says: 'Let's be kinder and gentler with each other'

Kevin Rudd’s words to MPs came after he was sworn is as Australian prime minister for a second time having earlier ousted Labor colleague Julia Gillard.

# kevin-rudd - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Julia Gillard ousted as Australian prime minister… by the man she replaced

Early elections are on the cards after dramatic events in the Australian Labor Party this morning which see Kevin Rudd return to power.

# kevin-rudd - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Julia Gillard survives 'leadership spill' in Australia

The PM declared Labor’s leadership woes “completely at an end”.

# kevin-rudd - Monday 27 February, 2012

Australian prime minister Julia Gillard sees off leadership challenge

A leadership ballot called by her predecessor Kevin Rudd ends with an easy victory for the incumbent prime minister.

# kevin-rudd - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Julia Gillard calls leadership vote in Australia

Prime Minister Julia Gillard said a ballot is needed in order to settle the leadership question “once and for all”.

# kevin-rudd - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Former premier Kevin Rudd quits Australian cabinet amid growing rift

Members of the Australian Labor party may vote on Julia Gillard’s leadership on Monday after former premier Kevin Rudd quit.

# kevin-rudd - Monday 20 February, 2012

Former Aussie PM denies rumours of leadership challenge against Gillard

Kevin Rudd, who was ousted by Julia Gillard and remains her foreign secretary, is thought to be eyeing up the leadership.

# kevin-rudd - Friday 16 September, 2011

Australia adds third gender to passports

Australian passports will now offer a third option to transgender people.