42nd Australian Parliament
|42nd Australian Parliament|
|Dates||12 February 2008—19 July 2010|
|Prime Minister(s)||Kevin Rudd, Julia Gillard|
|Party||Australian Labor Party|
The 42nd Australian Parliament was formed from the November 2007 election which saw the end of the Howard Government. Kevin Rudd became Australia's Prime Minister, but before the term of the parliament ended, his party removed him from that position and replaced him with his deputy, Julia Gillard, who thereby became Australia's first female Prime Minister.