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Friday 29 Nov 19 12:00pm

Ten years ago, members of Australia’s Opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull’s front bench were in open revolt over his plans to support an emissions trading scheme about to be voted on by the Senate.

Turnbull had done a deal with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd securing extra protection for climate-polluting industries, prompting shadow indigenous affairs minister Tony Abbott to resign from the Opposition’s front bench, taking others with him.

The Senate vote on Rudd’s Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme was lost on November 30, and by December 1, Abbott had replaced Turnbull as the Opposition leader. | Read the story here
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