ID 0294

Commonwealth Government of Australia beginning 3 December 2007 - period in office of Prime minister Rudd, Kevin ending on 24 June 2010

Period in office of prime minister (see Glossary entry for 'period in office' and related terms)

Prime minister
Rudd, Kevin
Date of beginning of period in office
3 December 2007
Date of end of period in office
24 June 2010 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Loss of general election 
Reason for end of this government
Change of party leader
Number of days in office

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of prime minister at start of period
Australian Labor Party
If coalition government
Coalition partner 1
Coalition partner 2
Coalition partner 3
Coalition partner 4
Party support in parliament at beginning of period
If change in parliamentary support during period
If further change during period

Number of ministers at beginning of period (this may vary during the period)

Total number of ministers
Number from party of prime minister
Number from coalition party 1
Number from coalition party 2
Number from upper house
Number who are women

House of Representatives elections contested as prime minister or after which became prime minister (see Glossary entry for 'after election')

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Election Prime minister at election Prime minister's party Prime minister after election Prime minister's party
COM 7 September 2013Kevin RuddAustralian Labor PartyAnthony John (Tony) AbbottLiberal Party
COM 24 November 2007John Winston HowardLiberal PartyKevin RuddAustralian Labor Party

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