FEDERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN: DAY 34
WHERE THE LEADERS ARE CAMPAIGNING
* Scott Morrison campaigned in the seat of Deakin (Melbourne) La Trobe (Melbourne) and Parramatta (Sydney)
* Anthony Albanese campaigned in Darwin.
WHAT THE COALITION WANTS TO TALK ABOUT
* An expansion of a program to get more high school students into sport, with more than $20 million to grow the Sporting Schools program.
* Support for surf life saving clubs, with $4.8 million pledged to help clubs purchase equipment.
WHAT LABOR WANTS TO TALK ABOUT
* A $750 million fund to strengthen Medicare over three years from 2023/24, to help improve access for patients and make going to the GP more affordable.
* A $220 million grant package to provide GPs with support to upgrade systems, buy new equipment and upskill staff.
WHAT IS MAKING NEWS
* Scott Morrison has pledged to change aspects of his prime ministership should he be re-elected, admitting he can be a bit of a "bulldozer".
* A Chinese military spy ship was spotted off the coast of WA heading north, which Defence Minister Peter Dutton described as an act of aggression.
THEY SAID WHAT?
"Australia is a great Masala."
- Scott Morrison speaking at a Sikh community event in Melbourne.
"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."
-Anthony Albanese following revelations the US wanted the opposition leader briefed earlier ahead of the AUKUS announcement.
Australian Associated Press
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