South Australia's political future is in the balance, with the Liberals achieving a statewide swing in the 2014 election but remaining tantalisingly short of the six lower house gains needed to form a government.
Labor has been swept from power in Tasmania but is clinging to life in South Australia after both states went to the polls on Saturday.
South Australia's election is too close to call, with postal and pre-poll votes set to decide the fate of Premier Jay Weatherill's Labor government.
Tasmanian Liberal leader Will Hodgman has claimed victory in the state election, ending 16 years in Opposition.
Two state elections have produced two different results, with Tasmania following the script and dumping Labor while South Australia is undecided.
Labor suffered its worst result in a Tasmanian election, as the Liberal Party was swept to power after 16 years in Opposition.
Governor-General Quentin Bryce has paid an emotional tribute to the late painter Margaret Olley in her final external engagement, opening up an art centre in her honour in far northern New South Wales.
Incoming Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman has claimed victory and vowed to ensure the island state is no longer seen as second rate.
Will Hodgman has been elected Tasmanian premier in a crushing victory over Labor, ending 16 years of ALP-led governments.
Premier Lara Giddings has conceded Labor has lost power in Tasmania following the state election.
A baby has suffered head and facial injuries after being run over by a four-wheel-drive on the New South Wales south coast.
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