Opening of Australian Parliament

Australia’s Governor-General spoke about his agenda at the 41st Opening of Parliament. He focused on tax cuts, the environment,… read more

Australia’s Governor-General spoke about his agenda at the 41st Opening of Parliament. He focused on tax cuts, the environment, and health care. The Governor-General also outlined Australia’s efforts to build a counter-terrorism and intelligence training school for Southeast Asian and Pacific countries. This is the first session of Parliament since Prime Minister John Howard was re-elected October 9th. His government has been criticized for sending 2,000 troops to Iraq. close

Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos.

People in this video

Hosting Organization

More information about

Opening of Australian Parliament

176 Views
Program ID:
182395-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Canberra, Australia
First Aired:
Nov 22, 2004

Airing Details

  • Nov 22, 2004 | 2:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 22, 2004 | 9:37am EST | C-SPAN 2