KAP willing to cut deal with Labor to form government

KATTER'S Australian Party (KAP) says it is willing to cut a deal with the Labor Party to form a minority government in Queensland.

KAP won two seats in Saturday's election, while Sunshine Coast independent MP Peter Wellington was also returned in the seat of Nicklin.

The ABC's election analyst Antony Green said Labor had clearly won 43 seats, with the electorates of Whitsunday and Mansfield in doubt and too close to call.

He said the seat of Maryborough was likewise still in question, and would either go to Labor or an independent candidate.

Labor needed 45 seats for an outright majority, but Mr Green said they were the only party that could form government.

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