5 September 2013

And the Winner is…

Political photographer Mike Bowers spent the second half of the campaign on Tony Abbott's media bus. Guardian Australia caught up with him to discuss shooting a cautious campaign on the brink of victory.

An Abbott victory would end six years of Labor rule dominated by leadership tensions between Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard.

Labor has failed to win many plaudits for Australia's relatively strong economy, which has recorded 22 years of uninterrupted economic growth, with low unemployment and relatively low interest rates