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WHAT THEY SAID ON DAY 20 OF THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN
THE BEST LINE
"You may not like everything we've done, you may not like me that much, but that's not the point."
- Prime Minister Scott Morrison
"You know what our plan is ... now is not the time to take a risk on what you don't know."
- Criticising Labor for not having an economic plan.
"I find it quite hypocritical that a scheme the Labor Party actually introduced for income averaging in assessing people's welfare entitlements they now seek to criticise the government for."
- On Labor's plan to have a royal commission into the Robodebt scheme.
"They're getting quite ahead of themselves, the Labor Party. They think this election is done. Not one vote has been cast or counted and the Labor Party already thinks they're in government."
- On reports Labor would fire some public servants for being too politicised.
"It's good to be here. It's good to be anywhere."
- After leaving a week of isolation.
"Skilled Australian workers are missing out on job opportunities because Scott Morrison has sent manufacturing offshore. Offshoring manufacturing leads to fewer local jobs and less reliable supply chains for Australians."
- following his pledge to build buses in Perth.
"We've got the quality, there's one thing we're missing. Quantity. We want more Labor seats in WA."
- On the party not taking Western Australia for granted.
THE SUPPORT CAST
"The Robodebt campaign over four years was the government going to war with its own people and it didn't have the legal authority."
- Labor government services spokesman Bill Shorten
"I suspect it's the fact that we'll have more to say about this that has focused Mr Morrison's mind on making the announcement he has today."
- Labor finance spokeswoman Katy Gallagher on the government's announcement to make medications cheaper.
"I don't think it's hurting us on our economic credentials because what we have seen is that we've managed through crisis after crisis after crisis to maintain a stable economy here in Australia."
- Nationals senator Perin Davey on surging inflation and electricity prices.
"Let's find out when no one's looking. I'm from Logan I want to drag everything."
- Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers on how fast an electric bus goes.
"Election? Is there an election coming up? We're not from here."
- Bar customer in Perth.