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Minority Government Anniversary

Today is the anniversary of the agreement between the independents Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott that delivered minority government to Julia Gillard in the aftermath of an inconclusive August 21 election.

Here’s the audio of what the main players said on September 7, 2010.

  • Bob Katter announces his decision to support the Coalition.
  • Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott announce their support for the ALP. This includes the famous rambling 17-minute speech from Oakeshott.
  • Watch Windsor and Oakeshott
  • Greens leader Senator Bob Brown comments on the decision of the independents.
  • Julia Gillard’s victory press conference.
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Malcolm Farnsworth
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