Australian Parliament Question Time

Prime Minister Julia Gillard answered questions from members of her party and the opposition. Questions focused on a levy to tax… read more

Prime Minister Julia Gillard answered questions from members of her party and the opposition. Questions focused on a levy to tax carbon pollution. On October 12, members voted 74-72 in favor of a tax that will impose a $23 dollars per ton fee on carbon pollution. Opponents accused the Prime Minister of breaking her pre-election promise not to levy a carbon tax, arguing that it will cost jobs. 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:
302196-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Canberra, Australia
First Aired:
Oct 20, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 24, 2011

Airing Details

  • Oct 20, 2011 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2011 | 1:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2011 | 9:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2011 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 22, 2011 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 24, 2011 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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