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Anxious wait not yet over for declaration of Australian election results

Ballot papers Source: AEC

The counting of votes from the July 2 federal election in Australia continues, and it could be several more days at least before it is clear if the ruling Liberal/National Party coalition can form a government in its own right.With the numbers hanging in the balance, both the Coalition and the Labor Party are also trying to make their cases to form government.But even as they try, scrutiny is falling on both leaders and their futures in the Australian political landscape.Amanda Cavill has this report.   ... has the story

The Australian Electoral Commission says the it has to wait for all of the postal votes for Saturday's election to come back to their home electorates.

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