Australian PM Kevin Rudd calls September election
4 August 2013 Last updated at 08:42 BST
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has called an election for 7 September, six weeks after defeating former PM Julia Gillard in a Labor party vote.
The date was announced after he visited the governor-general, a formality preceding an election announcement.
He said: "The next month or so is going to be a pretty tough one".