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Australia's parliament is dissolved, ahead of the September 7 general elections .
The poll date was announced by new Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd early August, six weeks after he defeated his predecessor Julia Gillard in a Labor party vote.
"It's on. A few moments ago I saw the governor-general and asked that she dissolve this parliament and call the federal election for 7 September," said Rudd on August 4.