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Kevin Rudd

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A continuing narrative throughout Australia's history that says it is better to build up than to tear down - this is the continuing mission of Labor.


— Kevin Rudd


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Australia is a nation of compassion. Courage and compassion. And the third of these great values: resilience.


— Kevin Rudd


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Australians are a passionate lot. We are also a very practical lot.


— Kevin Rudd


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Building a new Health and Hospitals Network is fundamental to building a stronger and fairer Australia.


— Kevin Rudd


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I am deeply committed to the cause of Indigenous Australians, and not just because of the Apology, but the big challenges which lie ahead in closing the gap.


— Kevin Rudd


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If Australia wants an effective United Nations, we have to be comprehensively, not marginally, engaged.


— Kevin Rudd


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It is a high honour to be elected Prime Minister of Australia.


— Kevin Rudd


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My fundamental interests are to preserve the good name and standing of this Australian Labor Party and to act in the national interest on behalf of the Australian Government.


— Kevin Rudd


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On Australia Day 2010, as we enter this second decade of the 21st century, Australians can be optimistic about our future, but we cannot afford to mistake optimism for complacency.


— Kevin Rudd


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Something my mum taught me years and years and years ago, is life's just too short to carry around a great bucket-load of anger and resentment and bitterness and hatreds and all that sort of stuff.


— Kevin Rudd


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On 21 October Rudd faced incumbent Prime Minister John Howard in a television debate where he was judged by most media analysts to have performed strongly. Rudd subsequently announced a leadership election for 24 June saying that he would stand. During his first two years in office Rudd set records for popularity in Newspoll opinion polling maintaining very high approval ratings.

Labor won the 2007 federal election with a 23-seat swing and Rudd was sworn in as the 26th Prime Minister of Australia on 3 December. The Rudd Government's first acts included signing the Kyoto Protocol and delivering an apology to Indigenous Australians for the stolen generations. Eventually Rudd's deputy Julia Gillard announced on 23 June 2010 that Kevin Rudd would challenge him for the leadership the following day.

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