Queensland Liberal MP Andrew Wallace has been voted in as the new Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Mr Wallace defeated Labor’s nominee MP Robert Mitchell 70 votes to 59.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison gave a speech to the House, congratulating Mr Wallace on his appointment.

Mr Wallace replaces outgoing Speaker – Liberal MP Tony Smith.

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