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Conroy steps down in leadership reshuffle

Thursday 27 June 2013 | 04:55 CET | News
Australia's communications minister Stephen Conroy has stepped down from the ministry and also stood aside as Labor leader in the senate, The Australian reports. Conroy is one of several ministers stepping down following the election of Australia's former prime minister Kevin Rudd as Labor leader, ousting sitting prime minister Julia Gillard. While Conroy's senate leader position has been taken up by finance minister Penny Wong, there has been no appointment to the communications ministry as yet.

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