Australian Parliament Question Time Highlights

During highlights from the October 9, 2012, Australian Parliament Question Time Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Opposition Leader Tony… read more

During highlights from the October 9, 2012, Australian Parliament Question Time Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Opposition Leader Tony Abbott argued over the leader’s motion that Speaker Peter Slipper be removed from office for his involvement in a sexual harassment court case brought by a former staffer. The speaker was also under fire for text messages exchanged with the staffer. Prime Minister Julia Gillard responded to the leader’s motion with a 15-minute speech, repeatedly accusing the leader of “sexism and misogyny” himself. close

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

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Australian Parliament Question Time Highlights

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Program ID:
308853-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Canberra, Australia
First Aired:
Oct 17, 2012
Last Aired:
Oct 22, 2012

Airing Details

  • Oct 17, 2012 | 7:40am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 17, 2012 | 3:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 2012 | 11:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 19, 2012 | 12:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 19, 2012 | 6:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 19, 2012 | 7:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 22, 2012 | 2:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1