Albanese tried to save Gillard from Conroy's media laws

Albanese invoked rare parliamentary procedure in bid to save Gillard's leadership.

Stephen Conroy’s draconian media laws were damaging the Gillard government so irrevoc­ably in March last year that Anthony Albanese invoked a rare parliamentary procedure that hadn’t been used for almost 40 years, to kill the bills and save Julia Gillard’s leadership.

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