View Poll Results: Who will win? (This poll asks who you think will win, not who you want to win)

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  • Coalition >25 seat majority

    0 0%
  • Coalition 11-25 seat majority

    0 0%
  • Coalition 1-9 seat majority

    4 33.33%
  • Coalition minority gov

    1 8.33%
  • Labor minority gov

    0 0%
  • Labor 1-9 seat majority

    4 33.33%
  • Labor 11-25 seat majority

    3 25.00%
  • Labor >25 seat majority

    0 0%
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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelBaron View Post
    Exactly! ''professional politician''
    He entered politics after picking up an economics degree from Uni of Sydney, and has been an MP since 1996 (incl Deputy PM and cabinet minister) - cf Scott Morrison with an economic geography degree from UNSW and entered politics in 2000, elected 2007, after a few years directing tourism quangos in NZ and Australia (leaving both under a cloud). Both professional politicians, as are most of our MPs. What are you trying to prove?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelBaron View Post
    Has he actually had jobs before? I mean real jobs?
    Google it! "After finishing school, he worked for the Commonwealth Bank for two years before studying economics at the University of Sydney."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick Byrom View Post
    Google it! "After finishing school, he worked for the Commonwealth Bank for two years before studying economics at the University of Sydney."
    Which incidentally makes one wonder how MB justifies his claim at Post #59:

    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelBaron View Post
    It is amazing that Albanese is likely to win given that the word ''economics'' makes him run.

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    Browser game - Scotty goes to Centrelink
    https://colestia.itch.io/scotty-goes-to-centrelink
    So what's your excuse? For running like the devil's chasing you?

    See you in another life, brotha.

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    Coalition delayed news that electricity prices are set to rise until after federal election

    The Morrison government delayed a key electricity pricing update until after the election, which left Australian voters in the dark over upcoming changes to their electricity bills.

    The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has been required to release its so-called default market offer (DMO) on 1 May each year since the “price safety net” was introduced in July 2019.

    But last month, the government amended regulations so the new price for the coming year would be released this Thursday.

    Coalition leaders argued during the campaign that power prices were lower under their management. ...

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    Macnamara has been called by the ABC for Labor, giving it 76 seats and majority government.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick Byrom View Post
    Macnamara has been called by the ABC for Labor, giving it 76 seats and majority government.
    Excellent news

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick Byrom View Post
    Macnamara has been called by the ABC for Labor, giving it 76 seats and majority government.
    With Gilmore (the final undecided seat) now being called for Labor, it should finish with 77 seats, giving it a majority even if it appoints a Labor MP as Speaker.

    So congratulations to Blunderbuss, Ian Rout and Scott Colliver - and someone else whose name I've forgotten

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick Byrom View Post
    With Gilmore (the final undecided seat) now being called for Labor, it should finish with 77 seats, giving it a majority even if it appoints a Labor MP as Speaker.
    Correct. The government has a majority of three seats, which will be a floor majority of two if it appoints its own Speaker or four if it appoints someone else. (It's understood Rob Mitchell and Milton Dick are lobbying for the role.)

    The Coalition has recorded its worst seat share result in the history of the Liberal Party (previous coalitions did worse in 1929 and 1943; Labor has done worse several times.)

    The previous two times Labor won from Opposition it beat the Coalition's seat tally from the previous election by one seat and this time it tied it exactly.

    I forgot to vote in the poll here but suspect I would have just strayed into the 11-25 bracket and been wrong anyway. Didn't expect Labor's primary vote to be quite so low!
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    So what's your excuse? For running like the devil's chasing you?

    See you in another life, brotha.

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