Gillard Australia’s first female PM elected unopposed

http://www.smh.com.au/national/gillard–to-become-australias-first-female-prime-minister-as-rudd-stands-aside-20100624-yzvw.html?autostart=1

The question now is whether Rudd will stay on beyond the next election. My feeling is he won’t contest it & maybe join his wife Therese Rein’s business. A pretty dramatic dozen hours or so in Australian politics!

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16 thoughts on “Gillard Australia’s first female PM elected unopposed

    • Rudd deserves the job. His demise if inevitable also underlines the ruthlessness of party and faction politics.

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