"Sitting Liberal MP Trent Zimmerman has conceded his loss to independent candidate Kylea Tink in the seat of North Sydney.
The ABC has also projected a win for Ms Tink, who was the chief executive of the McGrath Foundation.
The seat has been held by the Liberal Party since 1996, after it was briefly held by an independent.
Finance Minister Simon Birmingham said the loss was a "devastating blow" for the Coalition."
By political reporter Jake Evans
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