Anthony Albanese appears set to become the leader of the Australian Labor Party, after Jim Chalmers pulled out of the contest
Anthony Albanese could become the Labor party's next national leader after challenger Chris Bowen pulled out of the race to replace Bill Shorten
Newly re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison is being urged to make a visit to Beijing a priority.
The newly-elected federal parliament may have a record number of female MPs but it is likely to have fewer MPs born overseas than the last
As the contest for the Labor leadership continues, the Coalition's promised tax refund for low and middle income earners looks set to be delayed
Range of interest groups set their sights on re-elected Coalition to ensure human rights goals.
Independent MP Kerryn Phelps has conceded defeat in the New South Wales seat of Wentworth, losing to the Liberals' Dave Sharma after only six months in parliament.
In this bulletin, counting continues in doubtful seats as the Coalition seeks to form a majority government, Labor begins the process of finding a new leader...
The unexpected failure of the Labor Party in the Federal Election has seen the party leader, Bill Shorten, step down.
The Coalition defied the polls to be re-elected for a third term, and the fallout from last night's election result is being felt right across the country.
In a significant turnaround from the predictions of the polls, the Liberal-National Coalition has taken victory in the Federal Election.
The Sydney seat of Warringah was one of the earliest seats to be called, with Tony Abbott losing to Zali Steggall
The Australian people have made their decision - and the next few hours, as their votes are tallied, will determine the country's future.
About 4.76 million votes have been cast at early-voting centres, with 700,000 votes cast on Friday, the final day of campaigning.