Bill Shorten and daughter Clementine after a press conference in Moonee Ponds on Sunday.
In an election full of drama, it is still remarkable that media speculation on Sunday was not about whether Malcolm Turnbull's leadership might be shaky but the possibility of a challenge to Bill Shorten.
Malcolm Turnbull continued to say he was ‘quietly confident’ the Coalition would reach a majority in its own right.
Malcolm Turnbull has slapped down the prospect of Tony Abbott returning to the ministry, as both he and Bill Shorten talk to crossbenchers who could determine their fate in a hung parliament.
Malcolm Turnbull has blown both of his chances as Liberal leader.
Malcolm Turnbull's immediate blaming of Labor's 'Mediscare' campaign for the Coalition's poor performance at the polls goes in fact to his real problem: he’s not a very talented politician.
The impact of an uncertain election result on the sharemarket isn’t going to be as bad as Brexit.
The prospect of a hung parliament or minority government may lead to investor uncertainty and little movement in asset prices.
Stock exchange traders aren’t the only ones who should be worried about global economic volatility.
It's increased global economic volatility that will cause the most uncertainty, rather than the election result.
Labor’s better-than-expected performance has left a lot of seats still too close to call.
It may be several days, or even longer, before we know the shape of our next government, but the business of government will carry on as usual.
Talk has now turned to whether Australia will again have a minority government and a ‘hung parliament’.
There is nothing in the Constitution to deal with the situation in which neither side can form a majority government.
For Malcolm Turnbull and the Coalition, this was a bad result.
After counting into the early hours of Sunday morning, the Australian Electoral Commission currently has Labor leading in 72 of the 150 seats, with the Coalition ahead in 66.
Even if he manages to reach majority government, Malcolm Turnbull has brought his party a devastatingly bad election result.
Malcolm Turnbull's post-election speech was extraordinarily lacking in self-awareness.
Malcolm Turnbull addresses party members at the Liberal Party election night event.
The federal election result is on a knife-edge, with the outcome between a majority Turnbull government and a hung parliament.
Several seats remain undecided across the country.
How did the numbers of election 2016 fall across the country? And what seats are still in play?
Malcolm Turnbull is considered favourite by both sides of politics to lead his party to victory on Saturday but the opinion polls continue to bring uncertainty.
University education has paid a rate of return of around 15%.
Not only does higher education build the economy's skills and knowledge, but that it pays for itself and much else many times over.
Malcolm Turnbull has achieved his lifelong ambition of being prime minister, but can he hold onto it?
Even if his government is returned on Saturday, Malcolm Turnbull faces a difficult path in getting his agenda through parliament.
Jobs for young people and taxation are linked.
Australia's cash economy is hard to document, but can be followed through the fortunes of young workers.
It’s now up to voters to decide the fate of Bill Shorten.
The fag end of a campaign is an agony of suspense for the leaders, when exhaustion, anxiety and adrenaline mix to a strong brew of stomach-churning anticipation. Resilience and discipline have driven Malcolm…
Malcolm Turnbull in full flight.
The Australian prime minister has dissolved both houses of parliament in an effort to take firm control of the government. Can he do it?
UKIP leader Nigel Farage was an architect of Britain’s seismic decision to leave the European Union.
The populist appeal of simplistic answers to complex solutions is a challenge for political leaders.There are times when expertise and experience must prevail over the popular mood of the moment.
Australia continues to enjoy voter turnout levels that are the envy of voluntary-voting regimes the world over.
The majority of Australians approve of compulsory voting – and have done so for decades. The nay-sayers continue to be a minority.
Team-oriented and unpretentious, Bill Shorten has stabilised the Labor Party after the divisiveness of Kevin Rudd’s leadership.
After the tumult of the Rudd-Gillard years, Bill Shorten has steered his party back to traditional Labor policy ground and made it an unlikely serious contender in this election.