Labor’s Nadia Clancy has conceded defeat in the battle for the Adelaide-based seat of Boothby with Liberal MP Nicolle Flint set to be returned to Canberra.
While Bill Shorten has ditched the “small target” strategy adopted by opposition parties since Fightback cost John Hewson government in 1993, Scott Morrison has moved to shrug off the fractious Abbott/Turnbull years and position himself as a Liberal leader worthy of support, argues Haydon Manning
Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten are both campaigning in the key Adelaide seat of Boothby today, hammering home their respective messages ahead of Saturday’s election.
Labor weighed in on migration, the Premier was conspicuously absent and one of his ministers lurched from crisis to disaster. But, writes Tom Richardson, it was the Murdoch media that stole the spotlight for the wrong reasons in an eventful week in politics.