Day 32 of the federal election campaign

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FEDERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN: DAY 32

WHERE THE LEADERS ARE CAMPAIGNING

* Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese will start the day in Sydney.

WHAT THE COALITION WANTS TO TALK ABOUT

* Keeping the economy strong by staying the course with the Liberal-National coalition.

WHAT LABOR WANTS TO TALK ABOUT

* Labor's plan to increase productivity in the economy so wages can increase. The plans include child care and renewable energy policies designed to boost participation in the workforce.

WHAT IS MAKING NEWS

* The prime minister and opposition leader went head-to-head for a third and final formal election campaign debate on Wednesday evening.

* Mr Morrison confirmed Alan Tudge will return to cabinet as education minister if the coalition is re-elected. His understanding is the taxpayer-funded $500,000 settlement to Mr Tudge's former staffer, Rachelle Miller, is yet to be settled.

* Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce addressed the National Press Club where he announced a boost to Australia's sovereign maritime capabilities.

* Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is on track to lose his Melbourne seat of Kooyong to Independent Monique Ryan, according to a YouGov poll commissioned by The Australian. The poll shows the treasurer is trailing 47 per cent to 53 per cent on a two-party-preferred basis.

* The YouGov MRP poll of 19,000 voters across all 151 electorates commissioned by The Australian also indicated Labor would win 80 seats, the coalition would be reduced to 63 while seven would go to independents and one to the Greens.

THEY SAID WHAT?

"We believe a strong economy is based on you. We don't believe the government is the answer, we believe you are the answer and that's what our policies are designed to do."

- Mr Morrison on the coalition's overarching economic theory.

"Where Scott, I think, is wrong on this issue (child care) is to see it as just a cost. It is an investment in women, it's an investment in families, it's an investment in our economy."

- Mr Albanese on why Labor will increase the childcare subsidy if elected.

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