What leaders Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten and their teams said today in the election campaign.
WHAT THEY SAID ON DAY 35 OF THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN
THE BEST LINE
"We're the only game in town on a wages policy. You could send out search parties from here to Christmas and you won't find the Liberal wages policy."
- Labor leader Bill Shorten confirming he has a wages policy.
THE BEST LINE (NOT)
"The Labor Party will tax your aspiration, they'll tax your inspiration, and they'll tax your perspiration."
- The list could go on for Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.
PRIME MINISTER SCOTT MORRISON
"It grieves my soul that young girls are killing themselves in remote indigenous communities and I will do everything I can to stop that."
- On his commitment to end indigenous youth suicide.
"A mate of his sent me a video of him skateboarding with his kids and I thought - this is the bloke I want. This is the bloke that I want."
- On the Liberal candidate for Indi, Steve Martin.
LABOR LEADER BILL SHORTEN
"In this election, what Australians are telling me wherever they go is, 'for goodness sake, Bill, end the chaos. End the chaos'."
- And the best way to do that is to vote for Labor, he says.
"I've got a new plan. I'll try partnership."
- On how he would approach indigenous affairs if he's prime minister.
THE SUPPORT CAST
"Having these minor parties in the Senate for our country, it's like having your foot on the accelerator and the brake at the same time."
- Deputy opposition leader Tanya Plibersek encouraging punters to vote Labor in both houses.