Day 32 of the federal election campaign

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FEDERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN: DAY 32

WHERE THE LEADERS CAMPAIGNED

* Prime Minister Scott Morrison: Tasmania (Bass, Lyons)

* Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese: Queensland (Flynn, Lilley)

WHAT THE COALITION WANTED TO TALK ABOUT

* A mental health deal with the Tasmanian state government.

WHAT LABOR WANTED TO TALK ABOUT

* A Labor government wants batteries to be made from Australian materials, to create jobs and generate cleaner energy.

WHAT MADE NEWS:

* As the Fair Work Commission considers lifting the minimum wage, Labor says the hike should match inflation while the coalition says its up to the umpire.

* Over one million ballots have been cast in early voting, which began on Monday.

* The prime minister was confronted by former Australian high commissioner to the Solomon Islands Trevor Sofield, who accused him of mishandling diplomatic relations.

WHAT THEY SAID:

"I am fighting fit, full of beans and looking forward to the next 10 days."

- Mr Morrison on the road to polling day on May 21.

"I think it sends a message out there hopefully to multicultural Australia that you can achieve anything in this country."

- Mr Albanese, asked about the potential of being first Italian-Australian to be prime minister.

TWEETED:

"If asked my professional opinion, I think this is an unlikely outcome for the election."

- ABC election analyst Antony Green on newspaper ads declaring United Australia Party leader Craig Kelly as the next prime minister.

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