Australian Parliament Question Time

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd answered questions from members of his party and the opposition on climate change and the… read more

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd answered questions from members of his party and the opposition on climate change and the government’s proposed budget, which includes a 40 % tax on mining projects. Critics say the new tax could hurt investments and plans for expansion in the mining industry. Opposition Leader Tony Abbott challenged the Prime Minister on his budget proposal, accusing him of playing politics before a general election, which is expected later this year. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Australian Parliament Question Time

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Program ID:
293625-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Canberra, Australia
First Aired:
May 22, 2010
Last Aired:
May 27, 2010

Airing Details

  • May 22, 2010 | 3:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 24, 2010 | 12:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 27, 2010 | 12:34am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2010 | 6:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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