Aussies vote for coalition in shock poll
AUSTRALIA’S ruling conservative coalition has won a shock victory in the country’s general election.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison returns to power, defying opinion polls that tipped a Labour win.
Labour leader Bill Shorten conceded defeat as the Liberal-National coalition approached a majority in the House of Representatives.
Mr Morrison, 51, is the conservatives’ third prime minister since they were first elected in 2013.
Mr Shorten, 52, said: “Labour will not be able to form the next government and so… a short while ago I called Scott Morrison to congratulate him.”