Australian election 2022: Labor wins as Greens and independents make major gains

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Australia’s Labor party has won the 2022 general election for the first time in almost a decade, but independents and Greens were also big winners on the night as Australian voters turned to third-party candidates in great numbers.

Anthony Albanese’s Labor party failed to sweep to power in its own right, winning just 31.8% of the primary vote, and Greens leader Adam Bandt hailed a ‘greenslide’ as the party recorded its best ever ever election result

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