Australians headed to the polls to vote in a federal election on Saturday. After two month rigorous campaign, Both leaders delivered their final pitches to voters on Friday and now it’s time for Aussies to decide their fate.
Apparently, Conservative coalition government is expected to haul back the government, but opposition leader Bill Shorten could become the fifth prime minister in just over three years.
Prime Minister Turnbull will definitely get the benefit of recent development in the Europe referendum. But the hopes are not bleak yet for the Opposition leader. The eight week grueling campaign of both sides emphasized on some of the major issues like asylum seeker boats, tax rates, high house pricing, same sex marriage and union corruption.
Nearly 15.5 million people are casting their ballots across Australia, where voting is compulsory. More than a million voters per hour are expected to descend on polling places to pick their representatives for federal government