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Derek Davies, Emily Joy Tierney
James Cook University
Herbert's first woman is last to declare

Herbert's first woman is last to declare

Aug 22, 2016 Herbert makes history with Labor’s Cathy O'Toole elected as its first female federal member.
Herbert
 
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Turnbull claims victory

Turnbull claims victory

Jul 11, 2016 The Coalition will retain government after Bill Shorten conceded Labor had lost the election.
David Trescuri
Edith Cowan University
How the west was won

How the west was won

Jul 11, 2016 The election in WA is finally over. Labor now holds five Lower House seats – Brand, Burt, Cowan, Fremantle and Perth – and the Liberals hold 11. The Senate count saw Liberals lose one, Labor gain one,…
Brand and 14 more...
Dylan Bruce, Julius Dennis
Swinburne University
Dunkley was a litmus test for changes this election

Dunkley was a litmus test for changes this election

Jul 08, 2016 The Victorian electorate of Dunkley gives a fascinating insight into the tough battle the Liberal party has faced across the country to retain what should have been safe seats.
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La Trobe University
South Australian seats remain critical to outcome

South Australian seats remain critical to outcome

Jul 07, 2016 South Australian's turned to minor parties and independents in record numbers, with the Nick Xenophon Team gaining three senators and at least one lower house MP from South Australia in the new parliament.
Adelaide and 10 more...
Christiane Barro
Monash University
Labor holds on in Victoria, but loses Chisholm

Labor holds on in Victoria, but loses Chisholm

Jul 07, 2016 Despite a statewide swing to Labor, the party's greatest achievement in Victoria has been holding on to what it already has.
Aston and 36 more...
 
Swinburne University
Tally terrible for Tasmanian Liberals

Tally terrible for Tasmanian Liberals

Jul 03, 2016 The Liberals will no longer hold a lower house seat in Tasmania, following the loss of its three sitting MPs.
Bass and 4 more...
David Trescuri
Edith Cowan University
Labor on top in the Top End

Labor on top in the Top End

Jul 03, 2016 Election 2016 is over and Labor has come out on top in the Top End
Lingiari and 1 more...
Patrick Mullins
University of Canberra
No change in the ACT

No change in the ACT

Jul 03, 2016 The result in the two ACT House of Representative seats was never in question.
Canberra and 1 more...
Oliver Jacques, Michael Wright
University of Technology Sydney and 1 more...
Labor could gain seven seats In NSW

Labor could gain seven seats In NSW

Jul 03, 2016 The Coalition has suffered a 5.4 per cent swing against it in NSW.
Banks and 47 more...
Nicole Hegarty, Lloyd Copper, Emily Tierney
James Cook University and 1 more...
LNP fights back in Queensland

LNP fights back in Queensland

Jul 03, 2016 Update, Friday 6pm. Labor is still ahead in four key seats but is in danger of losing three of them
Blair and 29 more...
 
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LIVE RESULTS Queensland

LIVE RESULTS Queensland

Jul 03, 2016 A live update of results from federal Queensland seats