Australian PM Julia Gillard
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Australian PM Gillard elected unopposed

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard declared the Labor party leadership conclusively settled, after Kevin Rudd shunned a party vote.

Ms Gillard called the ballot after a senior MP said the debate over who should lead Labor into September's general election had to be resolved.

But Mr Rudd, ousted by Ms Gillard in 2010, declined to challenge her. He said he did not have enough support.

Nick Bryant reports.

  • 21 Mar 2013
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