Former high commissioner attempts to confront PM on campaign trail – as it happened

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Former high commissioner attempts to confront PM on campaign trail – as it happened

Government says Labor leader ‘making it up as he goes along’ on wage rises; at least 53 Covid deaths recorded. This blog is now closed

Josh Frydenberg told ABC TV he believed Scott Morrison won last night’s debate.

He also believes moderate Liberals have done enough to influence the party from the inside:

Let me take those issues individually. Firstly, on climate, I was a strong advocate, so was Dave Sharma, Katie Allen, Trent Zimmerman, Tim Wilson and many others about getting Australia to net zero emissions by 2050.

We argued inside the tent for that commitment and it’s in Australia’s best interest that it’s a bipartisan commitment. It’s Australia’s best interest that we have a long-term economic plan to get there.

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