Latest News

What they said on Day 34 of the campaign

WHAT THEY SAID ON DAY 34 OF THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN

THE BEST LINE

"They think gay people should be banned from having children.

It's a little late - we did."

- Labor's Penny Wong on the attitude of some Liberal candidates.

THE BEST LINE (NOT)

"Bill Shorten will be the Winx of this election."

- Former prime minister Paul Keating.

PRIME MINISTER SCOTT MORRISON

"There was a campaign and an election coming."

- Explaining why his big home loan guarantee policy wasn't in the budget a month ago.

"I spoke to Julie yesterday, and she sent me a text this morning and she said there's no difference of view between her and I."

- Nope, no division between Morrison and Julie Bishop, the woman he beat out for the Liberal leadership. None.

LABOR LEADER BILL SHORTEN

"In the event we're elected next Saturday, one of our first acts will be to withdraw from the old government's meaningless, insipid, useless submission."

- And Labor's written to the Fair Work Commission to tell them so.

"I don't believe that gay people, because they're gay, should go to hell. I don't need a law to tell me that."

- Following on from Morrison being quizzed about his own faith in the wake of discussion about rugby player Israel Folau's views on gay people.

REAL PEOPLE

"Where do you get the money from?"

- Michael Ded, 83, yells out to Shorten as the Labor leader spruiks his climate plan at a university in Adelaide.

THE SUPPORT CAST

"We've seen lies saying that Labor wants to take your ute, your weekend and your Tim Tams!"

- Deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek runs on a pro-utes, weekends and chocolate biscuit platform.

© AAP 2019

If you have information on something happening near you or wish to contact the newroom use this link