WHAT THEY SAID ON DAY 34 OF THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN
THE BEST LINE
"As a government I'm looking forward to a shift in gears of our government to secure those opportunities that are ahead of us."
-Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
"I will seek...to explain my motives and my concerns, and empathise a lot more," he said.
-On changing his leadership style just a week before polling day.
"It is extraordinary that the Prime Minister broke that faith and trust with our most important ally by not briefing Australia Labor on these issues."
- On claims the Morrison government didn't notify the Opposition leader of AUKUS at an earlier date, as requested by the US.
THE SUPPORT CAST
"If Mr Albanese had a problem with the way in which the briefings were conducted and the way in which the information was provided to him, he's had ample opportunity ... to make it an issue, to raise it publicly,.
"I think his comments today are quite reckless."
- Peter Dutton on Mr Albanese's comments about not being notified earlier about the AUKUS agreement.
"I just shook Scomo's hand, I'm going to cut it off and sell it."
-A child who met Scott Morrison at a funding announcement in the Melbourne seat of Deakin.
Australian Associated Press