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Latest news: Federal election

Canberra Daily’s 2022 in review: May

Canberra Daily's May 2022 highlights include electing a Federal Labor Government, CW journalist Nick Fuller sat down with the ACT's first ever Independent Senator David Pocock, a Yass Valley Highland bull sold for a six-figure sum, and more.

Scott Morrison pushed for boat statement: report

Home affairs officials were pressured into releasing a statement about an asylum seeker boat interception on election day by former prime minister Scott Morrison, a report has found.

Unpopular leaders punished at the polls in 2022 election

Scott Morrison and Barnaby Joyce were the most unpopular leaders of any party since 1987, analysis of the 2022 federal election from ANU shows. 

Pauline Hanson retains Queensland Senate spot

Pauline Hanson has retained her Queensland Senate seat, as a former Morrison government minister exits parliament.

ACT Senate race results to be declared tomorrow

The Australian Electoral Commission will formally declare the final results for the ACT and NT Senate elections on Tuesday.

Labor expected to win Macnamara, form majority government

Labor are set to form a majority government after securing the 76 seats needed to govern in their own right.

Finance Minister Katy Gallagher wants campaign spending capped

Finance Minister Katy Gallagher would like to see election campaign spending capped after enormous sums were again splashed on the federal poll.

Final poll counting expected on Monday

Anthony Albanese may be just 24 hours away from finding out whether he has secured a majority government in the lower house, which the prime minister says will send a clear message to his opponents.

Anthony Albanese confident as Labor eyes majority

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is confident Labor will take Parliament House with a 76-seat majority even as the Greens pick up a fourth lower house seat.

Australian voters have elected their government. Now the Labor Party has to make them believe they were right

Elections are a test – the ultimate test, really – of those who serve as parliamentarians and those who aspire to serve.

Labor well placed for majority parliament

Vote counting continues with six seats in play, but Anthony Albanese's Labor government appears on track to win a majority in the federal parliament.