PM to join Qld election campaign on the Gold Coast

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison is expected to visit the Gold Coast today as he tries to boost the LNP’s election hopes ahead of the October 31 poll.

Mr Morrison will likely campaign alongside Queensland Opposition leader Deb Frecklington on the Gold Coast and Brisbane on Saturday morning.

His popularity with Queensland voters will help Ms Frecklington, who was trailing behind Annastacia Palaszczuk in the most recent opinion poll.


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However, the border drama is more than certainly expected to dominate discussions after Premier Palaszczuk made it clear she was not going to budget on her stance on re-opening the border to New South Wales.

The Premier has been engaging in a war of words with her NSW counterpart Gladys Berejiklian this week over the requirement of 28 days without a case of community transmission of COVID-19.

Mr Morrison has made it clear is against the border closure to NSW, arguing it’s damaging the economy and causing unnecessary hardships for families.

Ms Palaszczuk is also expected to be in the south east after spending much of the week campaigning in north Queensland.