Mark Latham confronts Gillard

Former Labor leader Mark Latham has appeared amidst a media pack in Brisbane waiting for a press conference by Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

Former Labor leader-turned-journalist Mark Latham has confronted Prime Minister Julia Gillard on the campaign trail after stalking her for much of the day.

The clash occurred as Ms Gillard was doing the rounds and meeting patrons at Brisbane's Ekka show.

Mr Latham is producing a segment for the Nine Network's 60 Minutes program and walked up and asked her why Labor has complained to the network about his presence.

But a smiling Ms Gillard responded that she didn't know anything about it and wished him well with his journalistic endeavours.

The Nine Network has not responded to calls asking to confirm that a complaint has been made.

Mr Latham's appearance with the press pack has caused a stir with curious journalists peppering him with questions during an impromptu media conference on Saturday.

The former Labor leader was reluctant to ask questions telling them they would have to wait to see his story when it goes to air.

Source: AAP

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