Coalition returns to power in a stunning result, after opinion polls and odds-makers tipped the opposition Labor Party to win. The outcome ranks as Australia's biggest election upset since 1993, when Labor prime minister Keating returned to power.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in his victory speech dubs his surprised election win as a "miracle".
Barnaby Joyce who has campaigned on "family values" and who has been married for 24 years, is facing calls from within his own party to step down following an extramarital affair.
The liberal elite completely misread a groundswell of sentiment across a lot of the US, which eventually led to Hillary Clinton's defeat in the election. How did they get it so wrong?
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