2019 Australian federal election

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The 2019 Australian federal election was held on Saturday 18 May 2019 to elect members of the 46th Parliament of Australia.wikipedia
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Independent politician

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Minor parties and independents also contested the election, the most popular of which were the Australian Greens, One Nation, and the United Australia Party, according to nationwide opinion polls.
At the dissolution of parliament before the 2019 federal election, four independents sat in the Australian House of Representatives: Andrew Wilkie (Member for Denison), Cathy McGowan (Member for Indi), Kerryn Phelps (Member for Wentworth), and Julia Banks (Member for Chisholm).

Morrison Government

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The second-term incumbent minority Coalition Government, led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, won a third three-year term against the Labor opposition, led by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.
Following Morrison's victory in the 2019 federal election, the Second Morrison Ministry was formed in 2019; this succeeded the First Morrison Ministry, which was dissolved in May 2019.

House of Representatives (Australia)

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All 151 seats in the House of Representatives (lower house) and 40 of the 76 seats in the Senate (upper house) were up for election.
It reduced to 147 at the 1993 election, returned to 148 at the 1996 election, has been 150 since the 2001 election, and has increased to 151 at the 2019 Australian federal election.

Australian Greens

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Minor parties and independents also contested the election, the most popular of which were the Australian Greens, One Nation, and the United Australia Party, according to nationwide opinion polls.
All Senate and House of Representatives seats were retained at the 2019 election.

Opinion polling for the 2019 Australian federal election

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Minor parties and independents also contested the election, the most popular of which were the Australian Greens, One Nation, and the United Australia Party, according to nationwide opinion polls.
In the leadup to the 2019 federal election, a number of polling companies conducted regular opinion polls for various news organisations.

Scott Morrison

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The second-term incumbent minority Coalition Government, led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, won a third three-year term against the Labor opposition, led by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.
Morrison went on to lead the Coalition to an upset victory in the 2019 election.

Bill Shorten

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The second-term incumbent minority Coalition Government, led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, won a third three-year term against the Labor opposition, led by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.
Shorten announced his pending resignation after Labor's defeat in the 2019 federal election, remaining leader of the Labor Party until a new leader was elected in a leadership ballot in which Anthony Albanese was elected unopposed.

Helen Haines

Independents: Andrew Wilkie (Clark), Helen Haines (Indi), Zali Steggall (Warringah).
Helen Mary Haines (born 21 September 1961) is an Australian politician who has served as the independent MP for the Victorian seat of Indi since the 2019 federal election.

Coalition (Australia)

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The second-term incumbent minority Coalition Government, led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, won a third three-year term against the Labor opposition, led by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.
The Coalition has been in government since the 2013 federal election, most recently being re-elected in the 2019 Australian federal election.

Zali Steggall

Independents: Andrew Wilkie (Clark), Helen Haines (Indi), Zali Steggall (Warringah).
She was an independent candidate for Warringah at the 2019 Australian federal election and defeated the incumbent, former Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

Gavin Pearce

Gavin Bruce Pearce (born 21 December 1967) is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives since the 2019 federal election.

Tony Abbott

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Abbott served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Warringah from 1994 to 2019.

Division of Indi

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Independents: Andrew Wilkie (Clark), Helen Haines (Indi), Zali Steggall (Warringah).
The current member for Indi, since the 2019 federal election, is independent Helen Haines.

Phillip Thompson

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Phillip Bruce Thompson (born 7 May 1988) is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives since the 2019 Australian federal election, representing the Division of Herbert.

Division of Clark

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Independents: Andrew Wilkie (Clark), Helen Haines (Indi), Zali Steggall (Warringah).
The Division of Clark is an Australian Electoral Division in the state of Tasmania, first contested at the 2019 federal election.

Peta Murphy

Peta Jan Murphy (born 1 November 1973) is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives since the 2019 federal election.

Division of Braddon

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The current MP is Gavin Pearce of the Liberal Party, who was elected at the 2019 federal election.

Division of Corangamite

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As a result of the 2018 boundary redistribution, the Victorian Liberal-held seats of Corangamite and Dunkley became notionally marginal Labor seats.
Since the 2019 federal election, the current Member for Corangamite is Libby Coker, a member of the Australian Labor Party.

Julia Banks

Julia Banks was elected as the Liberal member for Chisholm in 2016, but resigned from the party in November 2018 and sat as an independent.
Following the Liberal Party leadership spill in August 2018 that saw Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull replaced by Scott Morrison, Banks stated she would not contest the 2019 federal election; and in November 2018 she announced she had quit the party to become an independent MP and sit on the crossbench.

Andrew Wilkie

Independents: Andrew Wilkie (Clark), Helen Haines (Indi), Zali Steggall (Warringah).
In 2019, the Division of Denison was replaced by the Division of Clark, which Wilkie won at the 2019 Australian federal election with a margin of 22.19%.

Terry Young (Australian politician)

Terry Young
Terry James Young (born 20 February 1968) is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives since the 2019 federal election, representing the Division of Longman in Queensland.

Chris Crewther

Chris Crewther MP
Following a boundary redistribution which made his seat notionally Labor, he lost his seat to Labor's Peta Murphy at the 2019 election.

Bridget Archer

Bridget Kathleen Archer (born 18 May 1975) is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives since the 2019 federal election.

Fraser Anning

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The Senate crossbench became substantially smaller, with incumbent senators Derryn Hinch, Duncan Spender, Peter Georgiou, Brian Burston, and Fraser Anning, as well as former parliamentarians Clive Palmer and Skye Kakoschke-Moore, failing in their bids to win Senate seats.
He failed to get re-elected to the Senate in the 2019 Federal Election, when standing under his own party’s banner.