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Victoria's 58th parliament will open on December 23 following the election success of the Labor Party. All seats in both the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council have now been declared - take a look at who's who in the new parliament.

The most significant result of the Victorian election from the Coalition’s perspective was evidenced in the two largest swings in the state – both against the National party. Sophie Mirabella says the party has been on the decline for years.

Daniel Andrews has been officially sworn in as the 48th Premier of Victoria and has unveiled his cabinet, which features nine women. 

There was no escaping the opinion polls this election, with the Victorian electorate's decision to get rid of the inert Baillieu-Napthine Government flagged as early as June, writes Denis Muller.

Daniel Andrews has swept to power with a swing to Labor of more than 2.5 per cent across the state. But while they may have won government, the Upper House could prove hostile to Labor.

The Napthine government thought the union movement would deliver it victory courtesy of an anti-union scare campaign. Instead, the unions were decisive in the Coalition's defeat.

It's Election Day, and what better way to pass the time as you wait for the winner to be declared than with our Election Night Bingo. Let the vote count begin!

The media is backing the Denis Napthine-led Coalition to govern Victoria for another four years, despite opinion polls showing voters are likely to toss out his government at tomorrow’s election.

Oral health is a significant public health issue in Australia and yet it is often neglected in government health-related polices. Lisa Gibbs says governments should be working harder to put a smile on your face.

The majority of Victorians support same-sex adoption, more TAFE funding, and the right to wear the burqa. They also want the East West Link built, Vote Compass results show.

Throughout the election campaign both parties have been keen to spruik their educational credentials.  Suzanne Rice and Kira Clarke look at just how their policies stack up? 

Rural healthcare services are critically underfunded and the current focus on road infrastructure is putting thousands of lives in danger, Will Twycross writes.

When it comes to public education parents don’t want schools that are more ‘independent’, but schools that are close to home, high quality, and open to even the poorest families, writes Lea Campbell.

The rising tide of youth unemployment, particularly in regional and rural areas, represents a failure by governments to properly implement key policies, Brian Howe writes. 

The challenges of multiculturalism have been well documented. Pamie Fung writes that as the Asian population continues to grow, another challenge is emerging in the political sphere – proper representation.