In the federal elections in Australia on Saturday, May 21, the Australian Labor Party (ALP), which has been in the opposition since 2013, won.
According to the local television radio broadcasting corporation ABC, after the counting of 66.3% of the vote, the ruling coalition of the liberal and national parties (L/NP) gained 47.9% of the vote and will receive 50 seats in the lower house of the parliament, Alp has 52.1%. and 72 places. To obtain the parliamentary majority of the party, 76 seats out of 151.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese is expected to become the new prime minister of the country, although due to the ongoing counting it is unclear whether the party will have enough places for the majority.
Australian Prime Minister and the leader of the Liberal Party Scott Morrison recognized the election and announced the departure from the post of head of the party.
Labor leader pledged to deal with climate change and inflation, and also promised to hold a referendum on the issue of the indigenous peoples of institutional law of vote in the development of national policy.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was the first of the world leaders to congratulate Albansez on the victory in Australia.