WHAT THEY SAID ON DAY 6 OF THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN
THE BEST LINE
"It's a pretty special place and to see it in flames today was just really sad ... Paris is an eternal city and it will rebuild and it'll restore."
- Scott Morrison remembering his visit with wife Jenny to Notre Dame cathedral nearly 30 years ago.
PRIME MINISTER SCOTT MORRISON
"Bill Shorten lies."
- Tell us what you really think, prime minister.
"It is the first time I have agreed with Chris Bowen in a long time."
- Asked about the shadow treasurer encouraging people not to vote Labor if they disagree with the franking credits policy.
LABOR LEADER BILL SHORTEN
"Notre Dame doesn't just belong to Paris or France, it belongs to the world. I think we, all of us who've enjoyed that architecture, that history, we too should perhaps rally around and help Paris and Notre Dame."
- On Australians sending aid to Paris after fire destroyed the historic cathedral.
"South Australia has been handed the rough edge of the pineapple when it comes to the current federal government."
- Which edge is that? The one that grows on the Murray-Darling Basin, it seems.
"I'm just so happy you're here for this region."
- A woman in tears at a Morrison's seniors' forum in Geelong.
THE SUPPORT CAST
"Oh look, candidates often say things."
- Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack states the obvious when asked about anti-gay remarks made by the Liberal candidate for the Victorian seat of Chisholm.
Australian Associated Press