FEDERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN: DAY 34
WHERE THE LEADERS CAMPAIGNED
* Prime Minister Scott Morrison: Melbourne (Deakin) and Sydney (Parramatta)
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* Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese: Darwin (Lingiari)
WHAT THE COALITION WANTED TO TALK ABOUT
* A $20 million Sporting Schools program enlargement which might see as much as 700,000 extra college students play sport at school. The program, at the moment accessible for yr 7 and eight college students, might be expanded into years 9 and 10.
WHAT LABOR WANTED TO TALK ABOUT
* Labor’s plan to strengthen Medicare with a $750 million fund that might ship higher care and entry for sufferers.
* The fund would supply $250 million a yr over three years from 2023/24 and would search to ship extra affordability for sufferers and supply higher administration for complicated and persistent situations.
WHAT MADE NEWS:
* The Liberal Party will ask the Australian Electoral Commission to research an alleged electoral breach by the Labor candidate for Parramatta Andrew Charlton.
* Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated his management fashion could be extra empathetic if re-elected, as he seeks to shore up help from voters postpone by his self-described ‘bulldozer method’ within the last week of election campaigning.
* Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese accused the prime minister of enjoying short-term politics by not briefing Labor on a plan to construct nuclear submarines with the assistance of the US and Britain till simply earlier than it was made public.
WHAT THEY SAID:
“I will seek…to explain my motives and my concerns, and empathise a lot more,” he stated.
– Prime Minister Scott Morrison, on altering his management fashion with every week left earlier than polling day.
– “It is extraordinary that the Prime Minister broke that faith and trust with our most important ally by not briefing Australia Labor on these issues.”
– On claims the Morrison authorities did not notify the Opposition chief of AUKUS at an earlier date, as requested by the US.
“Need something fixed, why would anyone hire the Morrison Men?:
– they always rock up late
– blame everyone else when things don’t work
– lie about the job
– always taking a sickie when things get tough.”
– Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young on the prime minister saying his instinct was to sort things and that his management fashion could be extra empathetic if re-elected.