Australia's election was widely reported overseas, with plenty of papers enjoying the pics of Australia's lycra-clad new prime minister. If this is how much fun they had with the lycra, imagine if Tony Abbott had appeared in budgie smugglers during the campaign ...
The UK and New Zealand media ran extensive coverage, while China and Papua New Guinea focussed on issues that mattered to their respective countries.
Very few international newspapers put the election result on page one, but The Wall Street Journal
, now owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, put Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott in all his lycra-clad glory below the fold: