Prime Minister Appears

Australia waits

Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull has made a public appearance, his first statement to the media and public since early Sunday, saying he's as confident now as he was 48 hours ago about the prospects of forming a majority government. Mr Turnbull says he would be "amazed" it things weren't resolved … [Read more...]

The Count is On – Update

Balance

The Federal Election result remains on a knife’s edge and there is some concern mounting of a hung Parliament against key Party officials. Late tonight the coalition is on track to claim 70 seats, the ALP 63 with more than half the vote counted. Not enough for either side to form … [Read more...]

The count continues

vote-counting

David Littleproud looks set to retain the seat of Maranoa for the LNP despite a big shift in votes towards ONE Nation candidate Lynette Keehn. However, as the count continues she still trails the ALP’s Dave Keerigan. A lot of the ONE Nation swing has not come from a Littleproud vote. The … [Read more...]

Strong voter turnout

Ballot boxes x2

The signs are coming down and the Polling Stations have closed their doors. Scrutineers are now moving into position as counting begins in the 2016 Federal Election. This count will decide the make-up of the 45th Australian Parliament following today’s Double Dissolution election. We voted … [Read more...]

The Polling Booth Plan

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After voting in no fewer than 42 elections, and several referenda, right across the mighty nation of Australia Mark Miller offers his hard learned tips for a visit to the place of Polling. Pre Prep: What to do before leaving: -Shower or under arm poohy up a Lot. (The only thing worse than a BO … [Read more...]