Day 24 of the federal election campaign

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FEDERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN: DAY 24

WHERE THE LEADERS CAMPAIGNED

* Prime Minister Scott Morrison: Adelaide (Boothby)

* Labor leader Anthony Albanese: Melbourne (Chisholm)

WHAT THE COALITION WANTED TO TALK ABOUT

* The coalition's plan to ensure rising interest rates don't impact too heavily on self-funded retirees by freezing the deeming rate for two years at current levels.

WHAT LABOR WANTED TO TALK ABOUT

* Labor's plan for fee-free TAFE to help with the cost of living and skilling workers for jobs of the future.

WHAT MADE NEWS

* The electoral watchdog is reviewing the circumstances surrounding the nomination of Pauline Hanson's One Nation candidate in the NSW seat of Hughes.

* Mr Morrison ruled out dealing with crossbench and independent MPs on policy should there be a hung parliament after the election.

* The Australian Electoral Commission expects voters to head to early polling booths in higher numbers for the federal election.

* Australia moved to further sanction more than 70 Russian politicians and more than 30 "puppet" Ukrainian government officials installed in the separatist regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.

WHAT THEY SAID:

"Banks have always been very quick to pass on higher interest rates to mortgage-holders - they should be just as quick to ensure those changes pass on to deposit-holders."

- Mr Morrison backs retirees who depend on higher returns on their investments.

"Our issue with the prime minister isn't that he doesn't take responsibility for all of this, it's that he takes responsibility for none of this. That's the difference between him and Anthony Albanese."

- Shadow treasurer Jim Chalmers on Mr Morrison's approach to the cost of living.

"I don't know how many media events I've done. I think I lost count at about 30 of them. And can I tell you one thing, not a single person has stopped me in the street and asked me the sort of question that you just asked me."

- Labor education spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek responding to a question about why she hasn't been campaigning with the opposition leader.

TWEETED:

"People calling me a crazy, angry Blak (sic) woman. I am all of these things, and proud of it."

- Victorian Greens senator Lidia Thorpe after confronting police over a rally in defence of asylum seeker rights.

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