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Queensland Liberal MP Andrew Wallace was elected as the new House Speaker. Mr. Wallace defeated Labor Nominee Robert Mitchell by 70 to 59 votes. Prime Minister Scott Morrison held one Address the House of Representatives and congratulate Wallace on his appointment.
Queensland LNP MP Andrew Wallace is considered a favorite for the speaker role following the departure of Victorian colleague Tony Smith.
Senior Liberal MP Tony Smith is stepping down from his role as Speaker of the House before stepping down in 2022.