Australian federal election 2019: Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten head to the polls as voting begins – politics live
It’s Australian federal election day and polls show a tight race between Labor and the Coalition. Follow all the day’s events live
- Election day guide: what you need to know
- Who should I vote for? Guide to party policies
- How to avoid voting for a terrible micro party in the Senate
A very good boy:
Right, on to the important news of the day: where to get the best food to celebrate the warm glow of participating in the democratic process.
My colleague, Melissa Davey, has gone slightly overboard on this, planning a six-stop bicycle circuit of the best offerings in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. The grand tour kicks off at 10.30am and is open to anyone who wishes to join her.
Here’s my Democracy Sausage Bike Bike Tour of Wills map! Stop 1- Brunswick NW Primary, Stop 2- Brunswick N Primary, Stop 3- Moreland Primary, Stop 4- Coburg N Primary, Stop 5- Coburg Special Development, Stop 6- Pascoe Vale S Primary. #democracysausage https://t.co/OnFVQuoZXU