2010-09-14 06:09:22 GMT Xinhua English
CANBERRA, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Almost a month after one of the tightest elections in Australian political history, the nation remains split down the middle in terms of support for the coalition and Labor Party, a latest poll published on Tuesday showed.
2010-09-08 05:43:09 GMT Xinhua English
CANBERRA, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Seventeen days after voters went to the polls, Australia's election result is finally in Labor's victory, though, does not bring much clarity and stability on Australia's future foreign policy.
2010-09-07 06:40:30 GMT Xinhua English
CANBERRA, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- A decision on which of the two major parties will be able to form a minority Australian federal government is likely to be announced at a press conference scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday (AEST), local media said.
2010-08-25 01:06:50 GMT Xinhua English
CANBERRA, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- Neither Labor Party nor the Coalition has won enough seats to win the Aug. 21 Australian federal election, which means Australia is set for a hung parliament in 70 years.
2010-08-23 02:27:07 GMT Xinhua English
CANBERRA, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- A key player in negotiations for a minority government of Australia on Monday warned another election might be needed, if agreement cannot be reached between one of the major parties and the cross-bench.
2010-08-20 07:49:06 GMT Xinhua English
CANBERRA, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- Just one day out from the Australian election, political analysts on Friday suggested Labor Party could hang on to power by a thread in the tightest election race in years.
2010-08-20 05:26:08 GMT Xinhua English
SYDNEY, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- Just one day before the voting day, Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott pledged here on Friday to see more women and more ethnic diversity in the parliament.
2010-08-19 06:26:35 GMT Xinhua English
CANBERRA, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- An enormous saltwater crocodile named Harry picked Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard as the winner of the federal election in Darwin of Australia on Wednesday.
2010-08-23 03:37:49 GMT SINA.com
After the closest election in decades the leaders of Australia's two major parties begin the process of wooing independent lawmarkers as they both attempt to form a viable government.
2010-08-23 03:34:00 GMT SINA.com
Australia's two major parties started wooing independent lawmakers on Saturday after an inconclusive election left the nation facing its first hung parliament since 1940. Jon Decker reports.
2010-08-23 03:32:08 GMT SINA.com
With Labor ahead in the early seat count in the Australian elections, earlier indicators had alternately suggested a win for Labor's Julia Gillard, then her conservative opponent, Tony Abbott.
2010-08-17 08:30:48 GMT SINA.com
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard officially launches her party's campaign, days ahead of tightest election in two decades.
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