Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced a new Cabinet lineup, replacing ministers who backed Kevin Rudd in a failed bid against her leadership as she seeks to build momentum ahead of September elections.
Australian voters said the status of their nation’s leadership was damaged last week as Prime Minister Julia Gillard had to face down a challenge from within her Labor Party six months ahead of a national election.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s second win over rivals for her job in a year gave her minority government space to assemble a budget as it struggles to revive public support ahead of a national election.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard survived as Labor leader today and called on the governing party to unite before elections in six months, after predecessor Kevin Rudd declined to challenge her in a ballot.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard called a ballot for the leadership of the Labor party after a senior member of her government said it can’t win elections due in six months from its current position in opinion polls.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s rivals face a narrowing window to challenge her leadership before Parliament rises for a seven-week break, as the Labor party struggles to boost support ahead of a September election.
Julia Gillard predicted she will survive 2012 as Australia’s leader and Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd played down speculation he is planning a challenge, after days of wrangling that undermined the governing Labor party.