What they said on day 21 of the campaign

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WHAT THEY SAID ON DAY 21 OF THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN

THE BEST LINE

"I see your husband's pictures everywhere - is he a real estate agent?"

- Josh Frydenberg on a question put to his wife at his first election in 2010

SCOTT MORRISON

"It is always hard to buy your first home - it is really tough."

- On policies to improve home ownership.

"I will be campaigning all across the country according to the priorities of the campaign."

- On whether he will visit seats such as Warringah.

"We have always been the underdog."

- On his prospects of re-election.

ANTHONY ALBANESE

"It is a choice between shaping the future or being shaped by it.

- On Labor's approach to governing.

"In the toughest of times people have stepped up but their government has let them down."

- On natural disasters and the pandemic.

"I will show up, I will step up, I will bring people together."

- On his leadership strategy.

THE SUPPORT CAST

"We are competitive but we certainly aren't taking anything for granted."

- Labor frontbencher Katy Gallagher.

"We're the most expensive doormat you'll ever have."

- Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce on criticism of his party being a Liberal "doormat".

"This bloke is all tinsel and no tree."

- Labor's Jason Clare on the prime minister.

REAL PEOPLE

"There's nothing you can do to bring down the price of a lettuce is there?"

- Nine journalist Chris Uhlmann's question to Dr Chalmers.

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