But to cling to any false hopes, while there is still a million votes to be counted and important mandate, which is to be fixed, so it is clear that Labor will not be able to form the next government, he says, according to the australian ABC.
admit defeat announces Bill Shorten that he will not stand for re-election as leader of Labor.
Everyone now has a responsibility to respect the election results and seek to unite Australia, " he says, and continues:
– The task becomes, however, a Laborpartiets the next leader. I intend to continue to serve as the member for Maribyrnong, but will not be a candidate in the next ledarskapsval in Labor.