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 Malcolm Turnbull clings to leadership despite nine Cabinet ministers voting against him, but he is expected to face a renewed leadership challenge from former Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton.
Thousands of classified documents spanning a decade were sold with two second-hand filing cabinets at a discount price, prompting an investigation as to how this happened.
Lawmakers have derailed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's attempt to make it difficult for foreigners to obtain visa and citizenship.
Malcolm Turnbull, Australia's Prime Minister, declares victory on Sunday eight days after polls close, while the Labor party concedes defeat following a tight race.
The exceptionally close vote has left Australian Prime Minister Turnbull's party needing support of independents and minor parties.
Seven percent of Australia's Great Barrier Reef untouched by mass bleaching
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull intends to hold snap election on July 2 after delivering budget on May 3
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