Event: 1984 Australian Federal Election (1 December 1984)

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1 December 1984
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1 December 1984
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Elections

Summary

Federal elections were held in Australia on Saturday 1 December 1984. All 148 seats in the House of Representatives (24 of them newly created), and 46 of 76 seats in the Senate (12 of them newly created), were up for election.

The incumbent Australian Labor Party led by Prime Minister of Australia Bob Hawke, was re-elected, defeating the coalition opposition (Liberal Party of Australia led by Andrew Peacock with coalition partner the National Party of Australia led by Ian Sinclair).

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