Conservative Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s party suffers “catastrophic” election loss

Tony Abbott’s party suffers “catastrophic” loss in Australian state-level election

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation reports on the fallout from the just-concluded Queensland election, in which the Labor Party thoroughly defeated the right wing Liberal National Party, ending the career of Premier Campbell Newman and dealing Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott a defeat that some of his own members of Parlaiment are calling “catastrophic” and “unimaginable”.