WHAT THEY SAID ON DAY 9 OF THE ELECTORAL CAMPAIGN
THE BEST LINE
“We are indeed making science a little sexy.”
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– Science Minister Melissa Price talks about government investment related to hydrogen and critical minerals.
“The period we are entering looks like the post-war period.”
– Commenting on a probable wave of migration from Eastern Europe.
“It’s the principle of Forrest Gump: you never know what you’re going to get.”
– Talk about voting for independent candidates.
UNION HEAD ANTHONY ALBANESE
“I’ve been underestimated all my life. My whole life has been one where I have no advance. I fought for everything I have.
– Elaborating on him saying the government underestimated him in an interview earlier in the morning.
“Scott Morrison’s last pick before the last election was a guy called Craig Kelly.”
– Asked to comment on Mr Morrison choosing Liberal candidate Katherine Deves for the Warringah seat.
“I think these debates are a tremendous opportunity for Anthony to make the point to the Australian people…why it’s time for a change.”
– Labor spokesman Jason Clare.
“This is not a single, drunken Twitter rant. This is not a statement made in college 30 years ago. This is a series of consistent positions held over a long period of time and these weather.
– NSW Treasurer and liberal moderate Matt Kean calling for Ms Deves to be dumped for her anti-transgender views.
“They really are the most incompetent group of roosters since F Troop the TV show.”
– NDIS Labor spokesman Bill Shorten explains how the government has handled the scheme.
“One is a black dog, the other is a white dog. The people I want won’t come to power.
– Parramatta mechanic Tony Saad, who intends to vote for Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party, offers his thoughts on the two main party leaders.