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Australia votes

Full election results
ALP
71
LNP
48
IND
10
GRN
3
OTH
2
76 seats needed for a majority
17
Still to call
67.54% counted
Updated May 22, 2022, 2.57pm
How the Australian media covered Labor’s historic election win

How the Australian media covered Labor’s historic election win

Australians woke up to a historic change of government and a collection of newspaper front pages heralding Anthony Albanese’s victory.

  • by Kat Wong

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Election 2022 results LIVE updates: Anthony Albanese defeats Scott Morrison to become Australia’s 31st prime minister; Peter Dutton best positioned to become opposition leader

Election 2022 results LIVE updates: Anthony Albanese defeats Scott Morrison to become Australia’s 31st prime minister; Peter Dutton best positioned to become opposition leader

Labor leader Anthony Albanese has claimed victory in the federal election, Scott Morrison says he will step down as the head of the Liberal Party and several seats remain too close to call.

  • by Latika Bourke and Broede Carmody
Dutton the front-runner to lead the Liberals
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Dutton the front-runner to lead the Liberals

Peter Dutton has confirmed he'll run for the Liberal leadership while other colleagues are being encouraged to nominate as well.

Dutton will run for Liberal leader, Tehan and Andrews consider tilt

Dutton will run for Liberal leader, Tehan and Andrews consider tilt

Liberals are positioning to take the leadership after Scott Morrison stepped down, with Peter Dutton the frontrunner.

  • by James Massola and Anthony Galloway
It was a really big moment: Albanese
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It was a really big moment: Albanese

PM-elect Anthony Albanese has spoken after Labor's election win revealing his plans for the next few days and coming weeks.

Albanese to reshuffle frontbench after losing two senior MPs

Albanese to reshuffle frontbench after losing two senior MPs

Deputy leader Richard Marles said Labor remained hopeful it would secure majority government, even as frontbenchers Kristina Keneally and Terri Butler are poised to lose their seats.

  • by Lisa Visentin
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Cash says WA Liberals in ‘rebuilding’ phase after election collapse

Cash says WA Liberals in ‘rebuilding’ phase after election collapse

The Liberals fared worse in WA than any other state with a collapse in its primary vote of 10.8 per cent compared to the 2019 election.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Teal victor Monique Ryan yet to hear from Labor or Frydenberg on historic win

Teal victor Monique Ryan yet to hear from Labor or Frydenberg on historic win

Teal independent Monique Ryan – who looks set to be the next member for Kooyong – says she is yet to receive a call from the incoming Labor government or outgoing Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.

  • by Paul Sakkal
Perth turns red as Labor delivers election bloodbath in WA

Perth turns red as Labor delivers election bloodbath in WA

The entire Perth metro region, aside from Canning MP Andrew Hastie’s electorate, has turned red and for the first time since 1998 two Labor MP’s received a primary vote above 50 per cent.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Climate change drives gains for independents, Greens as Coalition crumbles

Climate change drives gains for independents, Greens as Coalition crumbles

Labor has declared the climate wars over but a new tussle has emerged with new Greens and independent MPs to push for more action to cut carbon pollution.

  • by Mike Foley
Same-sex marriage vote a ‘turning point’ in teal bloodbath of moderate Liberals

Same-sex marriage vote a ‘turning point’ in teal bloodbath of moderate Liberals

Simon Birmingham says the shift of voters from blue-ribbon Liberals to teal independents began years ago.

  • by Michael Koziol