What they said on day 14 of the campaign

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WHAT THEY SAID ON DAY 14 OF THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN

THE BEST LINE

"We don't see it that way. We want the next prime minister of Australia to be Anthony Albanese. We're working our butts off to make that a reality."

- Jim Chalmers when asked if Anthony Albanese's COVID-19 isolation presented a test for frontbenchers to showcase who could be the next Labor leader.

SCOTT MORRISON

"(Labor) actually go after Gladys Liu because she's Chinese, she's from Hong Kong and they're engaged in, what I think, is a sewer tactic here."

- On the Labor Party advertisements in the ultra-marginal seat of Chisholm, currently held by Liberal MP Gladys Liu.

"There are some loud voices out there today, but there are many, many quiet voices all around this country which want to ensure that we have a strong economy on the basis of balanced and sensible economic policy."

- On the protesters who gathered at his Alice Springs press conference armed with megaphones.

LABOR CAMPAIGN SPOKESWOMAN PENNY WONG

"The gap in First Nations health is profound. It is profound, and sadly, it hasn't improved under his government. ... First Nations communities of this land need a prime minister who will take responsibility and deliver on his promises for all Australians."

- On Labor's commitment to invest in Indigenous healthcare services.

"Mr Morrison gives a lot of so-called 'ironclad' guarantees. We have (made) repeatedly clear that the only tax measure that (Labor) will be looking at is in relation to multinationals. Don't get distracted by Mr Morrison's stories."

- On the coalition suggesting Labor would introduce new taxes if elected.

THE SUPPORT CAST

"My position remains the same. I'm having discussions with (Immigration Minister Alex Hawke). We have seen at this point in time, this family has not been extradited back to Sri Lanka."

- Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, who reaffirmed his support for the Murugappan family, asylum seekers living in Biloela who were put in immigration detention four years ago. Mr Joyce would not confirm whether a decision on the family's future would be made before the election.

"As an MP, it was incredibly difficult to go electric. (Of) the fleet of cars available the larger vehicles were at best hybrid ... only very small models of electric were available. I've had to do a hybrid vehicle that I offset with Greenfleet to be carbon neutral for my work car."

- Warringah independent MP Zali Steggall calling for change to come from the top when it comes to Australia's transition to electric vehicle use.

REAL PEOPLE

"Go home ScoMo." - Anti-fracking protesters in Alice Springs, who gathered outside the prime minister's first campaign event in the territory.

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