As it happened: Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese make election pitches on campaign trail

Doug Dingwall
Olivia Ireland
By Doug Dingwall, and Olivia Ireland
Updated April 11 2022 - 9:28am, first published April 10 2022 - 10:30pm

Day one of the official campaign is under way as Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese fly across the nation to begin a six-week struggle for votes.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

Olivia Ireland

Olivia is a reporter for the Canberra Times. She has covered local news, arts, education and business and is beginning her rotation with Federal Politics. Olivia started as an intern in August 2021 and began her career with the Times after completing her studies at the ANU in November 2021.