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Australia – federal elections will be held on May 21, 2022 to elect members of the 47th Parliament of Australia.

All 151 seats in the lower house, the House of Representatives, and half the seats in the upper house, the Senate, will be up for election. The incumbent Coalition Government, led by Scott Morrison will be seeking a fourth three-year term against the opposition Labor Party, led by Anthony Albanese.

The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 requires at least 33 days between the issue of the writ (the writ is an instruction to the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) to hold an election) and polling day (although it can be as long as 68 days after Parliament is dissolved).

Key Links
Timing for the 2022 federal election
Federal election 2022: Antony Green’s election calculator – ABC

Headlines
The cost of this election is likely to be higher than the last one.
It’s illegal for companies to make misleading ads, so why is it OK for political parties?
‘Rather than checking out and getting cynical, I decided to do it’
Academy releases ‘Science and Australia’s positive future’ position statement ahead of election

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Videos

Gotcha questions slammed as ‘cheap & nasty’ journalism – Media Watch

Scott Morrison, the Liberal incumbent – Four Corners

Anthony Albanese, the Labor contender – Four Corners

Wikipedia
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2022 Australian federal election

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