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Live: Tony Abbott victory speech

7 September 2013 Last updated at 13:15 BST

Tony Abbott's Liberal-National coalition has won Australia's general election.

Early counting showed a swing to the opposition coalition in several states, with exit polls forecasting it would secure a lower house majority.

BBC News Channel has coverage live from Sydney as Tony Abbott gives his victory speech.

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