Removing Kevin Rudd: A Year Ago Tonight

It’s a year ago tonight that moves to topple Prime Minister Kevin Rudd began.

The first we knew of the challenge to Rudd’s 30-month prime ministership was this tweet from the ABC’s Chris Uhlmann at 7.00pm:

Chris Uhlmann's 7pm tweet on June 23, 2010

Simultaneously, ABC television broke the news on its 7pm bulletin:

  • Listen to the audio of the ABC bulletin:

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