Australia elections

Australia faces possible hung Parliament after tight voting

Australia faces possible hung Parliament after tight voting

Australia is facing possibility of a hung parliament as over 11 million ballots counted for the poll showed a close race with neither Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's conservative coalition nor opposition Labor bagging enough seats to form a majority government.

Jul 03, 2016, 12:19 PM IST
Australians swing against ruling coalition in knife-edge election

Australians swing against ruling coalition in knife-edge election

On the current count, the coalition was projected to hold 69 seats, against the opposition Labor Party`s 70 seats and five to independents and the Greens Party.

Jul 02, 2016, 19:13 PM IST
Australians vote in cliffhanger election

Australians vote in cliffhanger election

A poll showed conservative leader Malcolm Turnbull​'s Liberal/National coalition 50.5 to 49.5 percent in front on a two-party basis.

Jul 02, 2016, 09:14 AM IST

5 Indian-origin people among 200 candidates in Aus polls

The Indian-origin candidates in the fray include two women of Indian background.

Jun 08, 2016, 12:50 PM IST

Tony Abbott sworn in as Australia PM

Tony Abbott was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Australia on Wednesday after defeating former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s Labor party in last month’s elections.

Sep 18, 2013, 09:12 AM IST

Australian PM Kevin Rudd`s support slumps ahead of election

A defiant Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd warned on Monday not to write him off as a new poll showed his popularity slumping barely three weeks away from elections.

Aug 19, 2013, 09:24 AM IST

Australian PM calls federal elections on Sept 14

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Wednesday announced that the country will go for federal elections on September 14 this year.

Jan 30, 2013, 09:42 AM IST

Australian octopus predicts Julia Gillard`s poll victory

Octopus Paul has retired after the FIFA but has predicted PM Gillard will win next month`s poll.

Jul 17, 2010, 23:45 PM IST