Federal election 2019 LIVE: Bill Shorten concedes election, will step down as Labor leader, while Coalition are returned to power

We're finally here! Join us for live updates as Canberrans head to the polls and await the result of the 2019 federal election.

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With no more Tally Room in the capital, what are you up to tonight? How are you ringing in the election?

What we know so far:

  • The Coalition looks set to return to government
  • Labor leader Bill Shorten has conceded the election and will step down as Labor leader
  • All three Canberra seats have gone to Labor
  • Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has lost the seat of Warringah

The latest on the election

Labor leader Bill Shorten and Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Pictures: Dominic Lorrimer/Alex Ellinghausen

Labor leader Bill Shorten and Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Pictures: Dominic Lorrimer/Alex Ellinghausen