union leader said errors in the introduction of the carbon price, but says he is not implying criticism of Julia Gillard
Kevin Rudd admitted mandate was to present the carbon tax in this term of government, which gives the center lines of the coalition of political crisis.
Speaking on ABC TV Insiders program on Sunday morning chain, Rudd said he was "the first to admit that in the past, [work] The government has a number of bad things, "and cited as an example:" I believe that our actions in the carbon tax were right and move me ... did not have a mandate to do so. "
also referred to its decision to resume shortly after the Prime Minister to bring forward the start of a variable price and the end of "tax" fixed carbon, saying: "A variable is the price best answer to an international market. "
former Prime Minister Julia Gillard promised during the election campaign of 2010, there would be a carbon tax under a government led (Labour promised an emissions trading system in an undefined time in the future).
has become the axis of the attack on the Coalition leader Tony Abbott after work agreed with the Greens and independents to start allowances trading scheme with a fixed price for three years, many said amounts to a tax on all but name.
But in the interview, before the launch of the Coalition Brisbane on Sunday morning, Rudd insisted he criticized his predecessor, and will not be done.
- "I will not attend to negative comments about Prime Minister Julia Gillard ... In its registration policy Australia is a better place because of Julia outstanding work in education reform. .. and it first national disability insurance scheme Australia, "Rudd said.
- "I save the honor of Julia, I will not be busy defaming him ... We should build each other not tear each other"
- . Said Rudd also said Labour had made mistakes during his tenure as Prime Minister, especially in the way they communicated the decision to delay the scheme of original programming and with hindsight, not adjust its asylum policy the number of boat arrivals began to grow.
"These are great calls and many of Mr. Abbott received a call completely wrong," said Rudd.
Saturday after a backup Newspoll Guardian Lonergan notes that the seat of Griffith in Queensland, the Prime Minister is likely to be hijacked by the liberals.
investigation Thursday Guardian Lonergan showed Rudd drag his Liberal rival Bill Glasson 48-52 bipartisan basis preferred.
Saturday for the Australian weekend gave the same figures.
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