The votes are still being counted but the PM is turning his focus on the future in government.
The Nationals have retained all of their seats and added another woman to their parliamentary numbers.
Barnaby Joyce says "dopey" campaigning organisation GetUp has wasted its resources campaigning against the Nationals, who are polling well.
John Kerin was the Primary Industry Minister during the Hawke era. Today he shared with us some of his reflections from that time.