Australian Parliament Question Time

During the May-June sitting of the Australian Parliament, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd defended his government’s plan to impose a forty… read more

During the May-June sitting of the Australian Parliament, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd defended his government’s plan to impose a forty percent tax on mining projects. Critics have objected to the new tax and say it will discourage investment and plans for expansion in the mining industry. The Australian Foreign Affairs minister also responded to questions about an investigation into the misuse of Australian passports by Israeli officials. The fake passports were used in the killing of a Hamas leader in Dubai. close

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Australian Parliament Question Time

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Program ID:
293937-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Canberra, Australia
First Aired:
Jun 8, 2010
Last Aired:
Jun 9, 2010

Airing Details

  • Jun 08, 2010 | 7:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 09, 2010 | 5:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 09, 2010 | 9:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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