Kevin Rudd

  1. Drama In Aussie Politics Sees Peter Garrett Quit, New Communications Minister Appointed

    July 01, 2013 1:21 AM EDT In a wild and dramatic five days of politics Down Under, Australia has a new minister for communications, its culture minister has added another portfolio and Peter Garrett – the former frontman of Midnight Oil who became a prominent Labor Party ...

  2. Australian 'Idol' Judge Sacked

    August 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "Shock jock" Kyle Sandilands has been sacked from his role as a judge on TV talent show “Australian Idol” after participating in a controversial breakfast radio stunt Down Under. The July 29 incident, which has since been reported around ...

  3. Australia To Build $31 Billion Broadband Network

    April 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australia's government will build a $43 billion Australian ($31 billion) high-speed broadband network, leading a new private-public company, after rejecting bids by companies that it said failed to offer value for money. In a surprise move, p ...