Mr. Rudd, 50, campaigned on a platform of new leadership looking for new answers for new challenges. He has said his first acts as prime minister will include pushing for the ratification of the Kyoto climate agreement and to negotiate the withdrawal of Australian combat troops from Iraq.
Saw something about this on TV. Perfect timing, as Aussies and Kanucks are fighting against any positive initiatives on global warming at the commonwealth summit. Hope this changes things fast!