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Leaders make election eve pitch to voters

The Liberal and Labor leaders have hit the ground running in the western and southern ends of the country in the final full day of campaigning ahead of the federal election.

NSW legalises voluntary assisted dying

After decades of campaigning NSW has become the last state in Australia to pass laws allowing people with a terminal illness to voluntarily end their own life.

Jobless rate shows our plan is working: PM

Just days out from the federal election the Morrison government's campaign has received a shot in the arm with the unemployment rate falling below four per cent for the first time in almost 48 years.

Morrison bowls over child playing soccer

Scott Morrison has joked the local Devonport football team could use him as a "bulldozer" for their new grandstand after knocking over a child during a mock match.

Coalition targets public service cuts

A re-elected Morrison government aims to save an additional $1 billion over the next four years by requiring the public service to make even more savings to its operations.

Wife 'cowered' by Dawson, trial told

Alleged murder victim Lynette Dawson was greatly distressed before she vanished in 1982 after becoming "cowered" by her husband Chris Dawson, a court has been told.