Three seats remain close as vote counting continues following Saturday’s federal election.
Labor frontbencher Penny Wong has confirmed she is backing Anthony Albanese to become the party’s next national leader.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison appears set to have the 76 seats he needs to govern in majority, but could be in line to score an extra two.
Senior frontbenchers Chris Bowen and Anthony Albanese are vying for the Labor leadership, with both conceding the party’s policy offerings need examining.
Activist group GetUp is celebrating the scalping of Tony Abbott but lamenting the failure to unseat senior Liberal Peter Dutton as it reviews its federal election campaign.