Event: 1980 Australian Federal Election (18 October 1980)

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18 October 1980
To
18 October 1980
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Elections

Summary

Federal elections were held in Australia on Saturday 18 October 1980. All 125 seats in the House of Representatives, and 34 of the 64 seats in the Senate, were up for election. The incumbent Liberal Party of Australia led by Malcolm Fraser with coalition partner the National Country Party led by Doug Anthony was elected to a third term in government, defeating the Australian Labor Party led by Bill Hayden.

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