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Australia votes

Full election results
ALP
74
LNP
56
IND
10
GRN
2
OTH
2
76 seats needed for a majority
7
Still to call
72.64% counted
Updated May 24, 2022, 7.21am
Election 2022 results LIVE updates: Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong in Japan for Quad meeting; Peter Dutton expected to become Liberal Party leader

Election 2022 results LIVE updates: Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong in Japan for Quad meeting; Peter Dutton expected to become Liberal Party leader

The prime minister is holding high-level talks with international leaders today, Peter Dutton is all but certain to become opposition leader after a possible Liberal challenger confirmed he wouldn’t run and counting continues in a handful of seats.

  • by Broede Carmody

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Liberals must ditch culture wars, protect minorities and ‘prioritise fairness’

Liberals must ditch culture wars, protect minorities and ‘prioritise fairness’

Amid the election fallout, Liberal senator Andrew Bragg warned “moving to the extremes only guarantees electoral purgatory”.

  • by Michael Koziol
Labor to investigate asylum seeker boat arrival as frontbench takes shape

Labor to investigate asylum seeker boat arrival as frontbench takes shape

Labor members are questioning the timing of Australian Border Force’s interception of a Sri Lankan boat on election day, which led to the Liberal Party immediately texting millions of voters.

  • by Anthony Galloway and James Massola
‘Watershed moment’: Parliament makes important diversity gains

‘Watershed moment’: Parliament makes important diversity gains

The Labor caucus will be notably more diverse, with the likely addition of six MPs from non-European, non-Indigenous backgrounds.

  • by Matthew Knott
Coalition and Labor may never win back the seats they lost

Coalition and Labor may never win back the seats they lost

These monumental shifts in how Australians vote aren’t just a short-term “protest”. They reflect a growing detachment among millions of Australians from politics as usual.

  • by Osman Faruqi
Albanese seeks briefing on COVID-19 ‘step-up’ as experts push for fourth jab

Albanese seeks briefing on COVID-19 ‘step-up’ as experts push for fourth jab

The new PM has directed the Health Department to prepare a briefing on COVID-19 as one of his first agenda items after returning from Japan.

  • by Dana Daniel
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Climate action is the undisputed winner of the federal election

Climate action is the undisputed winner of the federal election

Parliament is set for an unprecedented shake-up after millions of voters put climate first at the ballot box, and all eyes are on what climate action can be achieved by the incoming government.

  • by Tim Flannery
‘Be prepared to overhaul the system’: University leaders urge Labor to prioritise funding issues

‘Be prepared to overhaul the system’: University leaders urge Labor to prioritise funding issues

University vice-chancellors have urged the incoming Labor government to prioritise a review of the Coalition’s controversial fee changes and increase investment in research.

  • by Lisa Visentin
The latest illustrations from artist Cathy Wilcox
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The latest illustrations from artist Cathy Wilcox

The latest work by Sydney Morning Herald editorial cartoonist Cathy Wilcox.

The latest illustrations from artist Matt Golding
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The latest illustrations from artist Matt Golding

Illustrations by the artist from The Age.