Live federal election updates: 'Shouty' leaders debate a draw, Labor pulls ahead in polls

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
May 9 2022 - 7:30am

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Labor leader Anthony Albanese have clashed in a fiery television debate that at times descended into a shouting match as the opposition gains ground on the Coalition in polls.


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

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