Image Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister 2007-2010

TLF ID M008494

This is a colour photograph of the Honourable Kevin Rudd, Australia's twenty-sixth Prime Minister. It shows him talking with Mrs Bess Carr at the launch of the Shell-shocked exhibition at the National Archives in 2008.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Kevin Rudd held office from 2007 to 2010 when he was replaced as the leader of the Parliamentary Labor Party by Julia Gillard.
  • The historic highlight of his first months in office was his apology to Indigenous people¬†for the 'profound grief, suffering and loss' caused by past policies, particularly the policy of removing children from their families. Other issues addressed were signing the Kyoto Protocol, abolishing the WorkChoices legislation, tackling climate change, and health care reforms.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Studies of society and environment
  • History

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Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: National Archives of Australia
  • Organization: National Archives of Australia
  • Description: content provider
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.naa.gov.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: National Archives of Australia
  • Organization: National Archives of Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.naa.gov.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Rights
  • ¬© Education Services Australia Ltd and the National Archives of Australia, 2010 (except where otherwise indicated). You may view, display, print out, copy and modify this material for non-commercial educational purposes provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the material.