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The Coalition
Leader Scott Morrison
Deputy leader Michael McCormack
Founded 1923; 97 years ago (1923)
Headquarters Canberra, ACT
Ideology Conservatism
Liberal conservatism
Conservative liberalism
Economic liberalism
Classical liberalism
Agrarianism
Political position Centre-right
House of Representatives
77 / 151 (51%)
Senate
35 / 76 (46%)

The Liberal–National Coalition is an alliance of centre-right political parties that forms one of the two major groupings in Australian federal politics. Its main opponent is the Australian Labor Party (ALP).

The Coalition has been in government since the 2013 federal election, most recently being re-elected in the 2019 Australian federal election. The group is led by Scott Morrison as Prime Minister of Australia since August 2018.


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