Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd

Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd

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Kevin Rudd, Australia's prime minister, seen here, and his wife, Therese Rein bought the 465-square-meter (5,005- square-foot) home in the suburb of Yarralumla, a five-minute drive from Parliament House, for A$2.175 million in September 2010, according to allhomes.com.au, a real estate website.