South Australian opposition leader Steven Marshall has rejected suggestions the presence of Tony Abbott in the state may have denied him victory.
Tasmanian premier-elect Will Hodgman says voters have asked the Liberals for a new direction.
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.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill says he's still hopeful of retaining government after a close state election.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill says it will take some time to determine the state election result.
Lara Giddings has urged Tasmania's new Liberal government not to tear up the peace deal between loggers and environmentalists.
Tasmanian Greens leader Nick McKim says the party's poor performance at Saturday's state election isn't the end of the party.
The State Emergency Service has received 80 calls for assistance as stormy weather conditions cause damage in parts of Victoria.
South Australia's election looks set to go down to the wire with the Labor government and the Liberal opposition locked in a tough battle.
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