Blog live: Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese make campaign speeches | News from the region

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The first day of official campaigning is underway as Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese cross the country to begin a six-week fight for votes. Mr Morrison appeared in a slew of media interviews this morning to begin his sales pitch, as he tries to convince voters his government has the experience to lead Australia through uncertain times . Labor joined the fray, pointing out the mistakes of the Coalition and attacking the Prime Minister’s character. Our political and public service team is on the road with MM. Morrison and Albanese as they seek votes across the country. Today the Prime Minister is in Gilmore on the NSW south coast as Mr Albanese begins his campaign in northern Tasmania. In Canberra, parliament will dissolve and writs of election will be issued nationwide. We’ll bring you the latest news to keep you up to date with the latest campaign twists, live as they happen. Stay tuned here for all developments as Australians decide who will lead parliament and the nation for the next three years. READ MORE: The live blog appears below this line and above the image, but sometimes takes a moment to appear.



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