Labor Party leader Albanese elected Prime Minister of Australia

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Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese has been elected the new Prime Minister of Australia.

  • Albanese, 59, will be the 31st Prime Minister of Australia.

  • The country's incumbent Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his team's failure to deal with several issues such as climate and Kovid-19, besides women's rights, political integrity and natural disasters led to their defeat in the election.

  • In Australia, voting was held for 151 seats in the Lower Chamber, in which 76 seats are needed to form a government.

  • The Labor Party, which won 71 seats with a vote count of 67 percent, was declared the winner. The Liberal National Coalition got only 52 seats.

  • Other facts

  • Australia has two houses, the Upper House (Senate) and the Lower House.

  • Here the tenure of the upper house is 6 years and that of the lower house is of three years, that is, elections are held after every three years.

  • Voting in Australia always takes place on Saturdays.

  • Voting is compulsory here, and those who do not vote have to pay a fine of up to $14.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe, in Tokyo, taking oath as the caretaker Prime Minister of Australia's elected Prime Minister Anthony Albanese Albanese. Biden and Japan's Prime Minister Fumiya Kishida may attend the Quad summit.

  • About Australia -

  • Australia is the only place that is considered to be a continent, a nation and an island at the same time.

  • It is the smallest continent in the world and also the largest island in the world.

  • Capital- Canberra

  • Prime Minister- Anthony Albanese

  • Currency- Australian Dollar

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