Australian Election

  • Julian Assange to contest for Victorian Senate seat February 13, 2013

    Melbourne: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, currently holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, will contest September poll for the Australian Senate as the lead candidate of his newly formed WikiLeaks Party. The 41-year-old hacker-turned activist's application for electoral enrollment in the state was received by Australian Electoral Commission here,...
  • Assange to contest 2013 Australia elections January 31, 2013

    Melbourne: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, will run for a Senate seat in Australia this year and his mother feels he would offer a good break from the 'US lackeys' in politics. The confirmation was made by WikiLeaks on its Twitter...
  • Australia heads towards hung Parliament August 21, 2010

    Sydney: Australia was heading towards a hung Parliament on Saturday with the ruling Labor Party having only a slight edge over the opposition coalition, even as Prime Minister Julia Gillard said she would "continue to fight to form the government". With 72 per cent of the vote counted, Gillard's Labor...