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Australian PM: 'Stable government is continuing'

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said "stable and efficient government is continuing" despite an uncertain election result.

With some votes still to be counted, both the ruling Labor party and the opposition conservative coalition appear to have fallen short of the 76 seats needed for a majority.

Both are now lobbying for support from the independents.

  • 23 Aug 2010
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