Day 27 of the federal election campaign

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FEDERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN: DAY 27

WHERE THE LEADERS CAMPAIGNED

* Prime Minister Scott Morrison: Perth (Hasluck), (Pearce) and (Cowan)

* Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese: Tasmania (Bass)

WHAT THE COALITION WANTED TO TALK ABOUT

* A $20 million tourism package for wineries, distilleries and breweries.

WHAT LABOR WANTED TO TALK ABOUT

* It's $26 million pledge for local manufacturing jobs in Tasmania as Labor focuses on supply chain resilience.

WHAT MADE NEWS

* Foreign Minister Marise Payne met her Solomon Islands counterpart Jeremiah Manele in Brisbane on Friday.

* Up to 10,000 artists could sign up for the Greens' proposed pilot program in which they would be paid $772.60 a week for a year.

* Businessman Andrew Charlton has defended his candidature for a western Sydney electorate, having only recently moved from the wealthy eastern suburbs.

WHAT THEY SAID:

"If you are thinking about a time to change Australia for the better, this is an opportunity for us to not just imagine a better future, but to seize the opportunities that are there."

- Anthony Albanese talking about remaining aspirational.

"I know what I like, and so do the Australian people."

- Scott Morrison when drinking red wine at a Perth winery while campaigning in Western Australia.

TWEETED:

"Never good timing for anyone so will be in iso for a week and then free for final week of the campaign. A good reminder to take care of ourselves and one another."

- Bill Shorten testing positive for COVID-19.

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