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Munster ready for Qld captaincy: Kaufusi

Cameron Munster wouldn't be rattled by an early ascendency to the Queensland State of Origin captaincy, according to his Melbourne and Maroons teammate Felise Kaufusi.

Day 19 of the federal election campaign

FEDERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN: DAY 19WHERE THE LEADERS CAMPAIGNED* Prime Minister Scott Morrison: WA (Fremantle)* Labor leader Bill Shorten: WA (Stirling)WHAT THE COALITION WANTED TO TALK ABOUTIts record defence industry spending and plans to lift funding for the sector to two per cent of GDP.

Childcare worker pay rise 'first': Shorten

Childcare workers would have their wages boosted by the taxpayer under a Labor government, but Bill Shorten has hinted that other industries could be in line for similar treatment.