Scandals surrounding candidates have become recurring distractions for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and opposition leader Bill Shorten this week as they attempt to sell their policies on the campaign trail ahead of the May 18 poll.
Senator Fraser Anning faced more criticism later for physically striking a teenager who cracked a raw egg on his head in a viral incident in Melbourne.
Australia's nationalist One Nation party allegedly sought millions of dollars from the US gun lobby and discussed weakening the country's strict gun control laws with the US National Rifle Association, Al Jazeera reported.
Far-right protesters dressed in Muslim attire and chanting anti-Islam slogans interrupt sermon held at Gosford Anglican Church in Australia.
Vote counting has begun for the Australian elections, as early counts indicate that the opposition is in the lead.
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